The Kremlin is accusing unnamed foreign hackers of plotting to undermine the Russian banks in the country.The Russian Government believes that foreign powers plan to conduct a PSYOps to destabilize the banks. Hackers could combine the diffusion of fake documents about the status of Russian banks with massive cyber attacks.
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The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) has launched what it calls the Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center (FSARC). While FS-ISAC is primarily about sharing threat intelligence between banks and other financial institutions, FSARC will provide a more strategic analysis and identification of emerging threats to help mitigate systemic cyber threats. Those results will be shared through the existing FS-ISAC structure.
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Attackers are compromising government and banks across Asia by exploiting a years-old zero day vulnerability in desktop publishing application InPage, which targets users working in Urdu or Arabic.
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