With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mail room
Zack Whittaker reports:
Why break into a company’s network when you can just walk right in — literally?
Gone could be the days of having to find a zero-day vulnerability in a target’s website, or having to scramble for breached usernames and passwords to break through a company’s login pages. And certainly there will be no need to park outside a building and brute-force the Wi-Fi network password.
Just drop your exploit in the mail and let your friendly postal worker deliver it to your target’s door.
This newly named technique — dubbed “warshipping” — is not a new concept.
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