Financial Services


Fraudsters Scoring Big – an Inside Look at the Carding Ecosystem

July 18, 2017

In season two of the Netflix series Narcos, Pablo Escobar points out that: “I’m not a rich person. I’m a …

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Learning from the Top Threats Financial Services Faced in 2016

March 8, 2017

Organizations operating within the financial services industry represent an attractive target for threat actors. Here’s three types of threat facing …

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Coming to a Country Near You? The Rapid Development of The TrickBot Trojan

December 16, 2016

Since the discovery of TrickBot in September 2016, its operators have continued to develop the malware to include the targeting …

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Leak on Aisle 12! An Analysis of Competing Hypotheses for the Tesco Bank Incident

November 11, 2016

On November 6, 2016 multiple UK media outlets reported that the UK-based Tesco Bank had informed approximately 40,000 customers that …

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Bozkurt to Buhtrap: Cyber threats affecting financial institutions in 1H 2016

August 23, 2016

At the beginning of 2016, it was reported that two suspected members of the DD4BC, a DDoS extortion group, were …

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Data breaches targeting financial services: 2016 so far

May 26, 2016

It’s been a busy year for data breaches relating to financial services organizations – we’ve identified claims of breaches for 10 …

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OpIcarus – Increased Claims Against Financial Institutions

May 23, 2016

There’s no shortage of online hacktivist operations launched by actors who are seeking to readdress injustices, perceived or actual. Indeed, …

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Bozkurt Hackers continue to leak bank data

May 13, 2016

A threat actor calling itself “Bozkurt Hackers” posted links to data on Twitter allegedly obtained from a number of banks …

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