So this is my effort to consolidate references. I often read stories the inform my opinions, but forget where the references are. So here are my first two;
“In 2017-2018, Kaspersky Lab specialists were invited to research a series of cybertheft incidents. Each attack had a common springboard: an unknown device directly connected to the company’s local network”
and one more
U.S. officials believe that Chinese intelligence obtained physical access to the transitional, or temporary, secret communications system used by the CIA to correspond with new, unvetted sources — and broke through the firewall separating it from the main covert communications system, compromising the CIA’s entire asset network in that country, Foreign Policy reported earlier this year.
Finally, a YouTube video from info sec on some amazing physical penetration techniques;
Wild West Hackin’ FestPublished on Dec 11, 2017