NSA Revelations Cast Doubt on the Entire Tech Industry

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  1. Rilla927

    Rilla927 Registered Member

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    I could swear I posted this yesterday, but I didn't see it.

    Six years ago, two Microsoft cryptography researchers discovered some weirdness in an obscure cryptography standard authored by the National Security Agency. There was a bug in a government-standard random number generator that could be used to encrypt data.
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    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/09/tech-industry-tainted/
     
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