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Reuters: RSA Weakened Encryption For $10M From NSA 464

Posted by timothy
from the 30-pieces-of-silver-seemed-too-derivative dept.
Lasrick writes "As a key part of a campaign to embed encryption software that it could crack into widely used computer products, the U.S. National Security Agency arranged a secret $10 million contract with RSA, one of the most influential firms in the computer security industry, Reuters has learned." Asks an anonymous reader: "If the NIST curves really are broken (as has been suggested for years), then most SSL connections might be too, amirite?"
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Reuters: RSA Weakened Encryption For $10M From NSA

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