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Software supply chains at risk: The account takeover threat
As recently exposed by Cisco Talos, software supply chain attacks have gained popularity amongst all kinds of cyber criminals. Once exclusively used by cyberespionage threat actors, these attacks have now also become attractive for any kind of cyber criminal, who sees in this threat a way to compromise hundreds or thousands of computers with one single operation.
This explains why the software supply chain attack threat has more than tripled in 2021 when compared to 2020, researchers report.