Hack of the year: SolarWinds and software supply chain worries

Hack of the year: SolarWinds and software supply chain worries
Peter Griffin
It has to be your worst nightmare as a network engineer working in the IT team at a big company. You employ some third-party software in an effort to keep on top of managing your sprawling corporate network. Unbeknownst to you and your trusted software provider, someone has slipped malicious code into the software’s source code, giving them backdoor access to your network. The rogue code is so well disguised the software company’s own developers don’t notice and verify the product with their digital security certific...

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