[cryptome] Re: NSA Paid a Huge Security Firm $10 Million to Keep Encryption Weak

  • From: Steve Laudig <stevelaudig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2013 06:33:03 +0800

Let the litigation begin for breaches of warranty, and duty of good faith
dealing and fraud on behalf of all purchases.



On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 4:00 AM, Haim Barak <haim357@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In 1987 arose the concern of the U.S. government after Professor Adi
> Shamir of the Weizmann Institute, invented a smart card that can encrypt
> information. 36 years later, Edward Snordn reveals that the U.S.
> government paid the company RSA (founded by Adi Shamir. Shamir is the S in
> the name of the company but now no longer belonged to him and his
> colleagues) $ 10 million to leave the encryption is weak and the bug so
> they can break it whenever they want.
>
> http://gizmodo.com/nsa-paid-security-firm-10-million-bribe-to-keep-encryp-1487442397
>
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