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FireEye Tries to Bury Keynote Reporting That It Ran Apache As Root On Security Servers

An anonymous reader writes: Leading network security company FireEye, which has customers in government and the Fortune 500 list, has caused a controversy at a London security conference today after its legal attempts to stop a keynote speech detailing the repair of major security loopholes in its customer-facing systems this year. Reported among these now-fixed vulnerabilities were the running of a significant number of FireEye’s Apache-based security servers as ‘root’ — meaning that any attacker able to compromise the servers would have had absolute power over all its operations and commercial connections.


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