IT security biz Bit9's private digital certificates were copied by hackers and used to cryptographically sign malware to infect the company's customers. The software-whitelisting firm's certificates were swiped when its core systems were hacked last week. The intruders then signed malicious code and distributed it to the company …
Nice to see that they're up to speed with Rule 1.
Rule 1: If you fuck up the system you will be severely bollocked, whatever you do. Thus, if you're going to fuck up the system, make it something bloody impressive that you can be really proud of.
Who guards the guardians?
Nobody, it seems
Links to cheezburger.com belong on there.
Icon speaks louder than words....
"Bit9's technology is used by parts of the US government and 30 fortune 100 firms..."
Shouldn't that say "used to be used ..."?
Well if the just used linux
It still would be a stupid cock up.
I do believe that counts as an "own goal" ?
Good Concept, Bad Execution.
I like the concept. But part of what they are selling is confidence in their own ability to keep their systems safe and secure ... good luck with restoring that confidence.