Mobile Threat Catalogue

Countefeit Hardware Component


Threat Category: Supply Chain

ID: SPC-14

Threat Description: A counterfeit hardware component can be implanted in a system being acquired.1

Threat Origin

Supply Chain Attack Framework and Attack Patterns 1

Exploit Examples

Not Applicable

CVE Examples

Not Applicable

Possible Countermeasures


  1. J.F. Miller, “Supply Chain Attack Framework and Attack Patterns”, tech. report, MITRE, Dec. 2013;  2