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Threat Landscape Briefing – June 2024

In this month’s briefing we explore:

  • FBI Issues a Gift Card Fraud Alert in Retail Operations (00:59)
    • The United States The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a private industry notification on a phishing and smishing campaign by a cybercrime group.
  • Government of Canada Releases First Ever 'Enterprise Cyber Security Strategy' (03:52)
    • In May, Canada released its first "Enterprise Cyber Security Strategy."
  • Zero-Day Affecting Desktop Window Manager Discovered (07:51)
    • A vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-36033, allows attackers to gain system privileges, and has then been used to deploy malware.
  • LockBit’s Down, But Ransomware Is Not Out (09:32)
    • A joint task force from the US, UK, and Australia identified and brought down the mastermind behind the LockBit ransomware gang.
  • US Officials Assert Chinese Operations Have Permanently Shifted Cyberthreat Landscape (12:48)
    • The U.S. government acknowledges that a Chinese hacking operation called Volt Typhoon has permanently reshaped the cyberthreat landscape.

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Michel Hebert

Principal Research Director, Security & Privacy
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Kate Wood

Practice Lead, Security & Privacy
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Logan Rohde

Cybersecurity Advisor
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Mahmoud Ramin, PhD

Senior Research Analyst
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Jonathan Nelson

Principal Advisory Director
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