Supply Chain Compromise: Compromise Hardware Supply Chain

Adversaries may manipulate hardware components in products prior to receipt by a final consumer for the purpose of data or system compromise. By modifying hardware or firmware in the supply chain, adversaries can insert a backdoor into consumer networks that may be difficult to detect and give the adversary a high degree of control over the system.

ID: T1474.002
Sub-technique of:  T1474
Tactic Type: Post-Adversary Device Access
Tactic: Initial Access
Platforms: Android, iOS
Version: 1.0
Created: 28 March 2022
Last Modified: 05 April 2022


ID Mitigation Description
M1001 Security Updates

Security updates may contain patches to integrity checking mechanisms that can detect unauthorized hardware modifications.


Integrity checking mechanisms can potentially detect unauthorized hardware modifications.