Cybercriminals sell access to international shipping, logistics giants

Cybercriminals are offering initial access for networks belonging to key players in global supply chains, researchers warn.

On Tuesday, Intel 471 published an analysis of current black market trends online, revealing instances of initial access brokers (IABs) offering access to international shipping and logistics companies across the ground, air, and sea.

Global supply chains have faced serious upheaval since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The problems go beyond chip shortages — lockdowns and closures have caused backlogs worldwide, and as we slowly emerge from the pandemic, demand for everything from food to electronics remains high.

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Source: ZDNet