Due to an operational oversight within Bit9, we failed to install our own product on a handful of computers within our network. As a result, a malicious third party was able to illegally gain temporary access to one of our digital code-signing certificates that they then used to illegitimately sign malware.
I am not too sure what's embarrassing about it, aside from the fact some goober forgot to install it to some machines. It's not like the software installs itself, and all this does is prove that it works.
One word best describes this amazing feat of stupid... DOH!
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Rob, to illustrate why that's embarrassing: When I was a child, I toured a firehouse with my class. During the little Q&A session, I asked what they would do if the firehouse were to catch fire. They all laughed at me. But this is a case of the firehouse catching fire. Yes, they reacted quickly to put out the fire, but they're also the ones who left the stove on with a roll of paper towels sitting on the burner.
It may take a while for them to clean the egg off of their faces.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
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