23 Dec 2013

Report on NSA ‘secret’ payments to RSA fuels encryption controversy

Author: fHueyMurrayk | Filed under: News

Editor’s note: This article originally published 12-22-13, but was updated 12-23-13 with RSA’s comments. The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) paid $10 million to vendor RSA in a “secret” deal to incorporate a deliberately flawed encryption algorithm into widely used security software, according to a Reuters report that is reigniting controversy about the government’s involvement in setting security standards

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