In Pictures: The most mortifying moments in IT security history

From Lockheed Martin and HBGary Federal to the US government and Cornell University, no one is immune to humiliating security glitches

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“Given that I’ve been the focus of much bad press, I hope that by leaving, HBGary and HBGary Federal can get away from some of that,” Aaron Barr, then CEO of HBGary Federal, who in 2011 said he was going to expose hacktivist group Anonymous, but instead found the tables turned when HBGary was attacked and its corporate e-mail dumped to the public.

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