supply chain attack definition

Definition of supply chain attack : noun

  1. An attack that damages an organization by first compromising the organization’s supply chain. The supply chain used in the attack may be either a hardware or software supply chain, or both. In a supply chain attack anAn adversary group gains access to a targeted victim’s network first by infiltrating a business partner’s network that has access to the victim’s systems or data.
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