Cyber security can be an embarrassing job. Something as simple as a failure to update a patch on time, or in worse cases, to release a patch on time, can cost a company millions and turn into click bait articles scattered across the web.
The recent incident with Lenovo serves as a great example of this. Already staunchly anti-Lenovo netizens took the opportunity to add fuel to a fire already raging because the company had confessed to pre-loading adware and bloatware on its hardware. The Lizard Squad was admittedly attacking Lenovo for this very reason and used its signature DNS-jacking tactic to take over Lenovo.com for all of four hours. The story remained in the media for [...]