Posted by: Niko | November 16, 2007

Did the NSA put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard?

The NSA has always been intimately involved in U.S. cryptography — it is, after all, expert in making and breaking secret codes. So the agency’s participation in the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) standard is not sinister in itself. It’s only when you look under the hood at the NSA’s contribution that questions arise…

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