Supply-Chain Attacks: Why the U.S. Should Worry – Lawfare

Glenn Greenwald released a photograph from the Snowden documents in May 2014 showing the National Security Agency covertly installing an implant in a Cisco router intercepted during shipping. Reporting later indicated that the larger document in which this photo appeared concerned a router destined for Syria; according to the document, it ended up providing NSA with “unique access” to Syrian internet and telephone systems. But whatever intelligence benefits the router provided, this single photo caused incalculable damage to U.S. technology companies, prompting the rest of the world to think twice about purchasing from U.S. sources.

Source: Supply-Chain Attacks: Why the U.S. Should Worry – Lawfare


Author: Sam Sarmad