Unknown is how this breach will affect our national security and personal banking, etc.
........Bit9 published a blog post acknowledging a break-in.
The company said attackers managed to compromise some of Bit9′s systems
that were not protected by the company’s own software. Once inside, the
firm said, attackers were able to steal Bit9′s secret code-signing
“Due to an operational oversight within Bit9, we failed to install
our own product on a handful of computers within our network,” Bit9′s Patrick Morley
wrote. “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. There is no indication
that this was the result of an issue with our product. Our
investigation also shows that our product was not compromised.”......................
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