supply chain

ASUS supply chain attack: lessons to learn

A complex supply chain attack In what we can call a complex cyber-espionage operation, hackers infected tens of thousands of computers of Taiwanese brand ASUS, through a supply chain attack. The security researchers at Kapersky Lab reported that they detected at least 57,000 infections among customers of their anti-virus application. About half of those clients…

data breach

Data breach at Equifax: Two lessons learned

A mix of human frailty and lack of proper controls On September 7 this year, the consumer credit rating company Equifax, announced a cybercrime incident. Also, the statement indicated that the event potentially affected almost 145 million US consumers, along with several records from consumers of other nationalities. Information accessed by the attackers included first…