Why go phishing when you can employ far less effort to simply roach the supply chain of major manufacturers? From EPROMs in printers to major software packages from Adobe and Microsoft to…yegads…Lenovo and Huawei products with prices too good to be true, the smart crooks are hitting the supply chains.
The GCN story concluded with an "On the bright side" statement:
Fortinet, a vendor of network security appliances, predicts that in 2011, there will be greater international collaboration to shut down the bad guys through the courts.How's that working out, guys? Obviously you were "whistling in the graveyard" with that inane assessment. I predict that cyber privateers could put at stop to supply chain roaching within sixty days.