On Monday August 16, 2021, the United States Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released an alert detailing active phishing campaigns that targeted brokerage firms across the industry. Threat Actors are sending out convincing phishing emails reporting violations and impending fines. Three domains are listed below in the alert:
Notice the added “r” to the two domains at the beginning. The emails ask recipients to complete a request to avoid additional penalties. According to Security Affairs, these domains were registered August 12th through NameCheap and Hosting Concepts B.V. FINRA has requested the suspension of these domains already.