With the fallout of the Solarwinds breach continuing to grab the headlines, we discuss the concept of 'supply-chain compromise' and why it's such a favoured attack vector.
Also covered is the highly sophisticated zero-day exploit chaining attack perpetrated by a Chinese state-sponsored group called HAFNIUM against on-premise MS Exchange servers.
Oh, and Richard craves a beer-garden.....
As mentioned in this episode, the critical MS Exchange CVEs are:
Also included in the out-of-band update were three additional remote code execution vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange. These additional vulnerabilities are not known to be part of the HAFNIUM-attributed threat campaign but should be remediated with the same urgency nonetheless: