It’s no secret that container usage has increased rapidly in the last few years. As reported in our 2020 State of the Software Supply Chain Report, “Pulls of container images topped 8 billion for the month of January. This means annualized image pulls from the repository should top 96 billion this year. To keep pace with demand, suppliers pushed 2.2 million new images to DockerHub over the past year – up 55% since our last report.” However, this increased popularity opens up container security solutions to hackers looking to steal data, install ransomware, or perform crypto-mining attacks.
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