An Inside View into a Supply Chain Attack


Published March 2020


In early 2019, it was reported that one of the largest information technology outsourcing and consulting firms had suffered a major data breach.

Sources said that the breach was caused by phishing attacks that targeted numerous customer systems. Although initially the attackers were believed to be state sponsored, it later became clear that the primary goal was to obtain anything that could be turned into cash. In particular, hackers used their access to perpetrate gift card fraud.

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