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Close the N.S.A.’s Back Doors

Posted in NSA by shiro on 2013年9月23日

Close the N.S.A.’s Back Doors | NYTimes.com

In 2006, a federal agency, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, helped build an international encryption system to help countries and industries fend off computer hacking and theft. Unbeknown to the many users of the system, a different government arm, the National Security Agency, secretly inserted a “back door” into the system that allowed federal spies to crack open any data that was encoded using its technology.

Close ties between White House, NSA spying review | AP

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