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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BlackBerry data services suffered a four-day global outage in October of 2011 when its "dual-redundant, dual-capacity core switch" failed and its backup failed to activate, causing BlackBerry users around the world to either receive weak or no service at all. RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis acknowledging the outage as the worst in the company's history, said, “You expect better from us and I expect better from us.”

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