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How Secrets Lurking in Source Code Lead to Major Breaches

If one word could sum up the 2021 infosecurity year (well, actually three), it would be these: “supply chain attack”. A software supply chain attack happens when hackers manipulate the code in third-party software components to compromise the ‘downstream’ applications that use them. In 2021, we have seen a dramatic rise in such attacks: high profile security incidents like the SolarWinds,