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Tag: encryption

All of this is a long way of saying that I was totally unprepared for today’s bombshell revelations describing the NSA’s efforts to defeat encryption. Not only does the worst possible hypothetical I discussed appear to be true, but it’s true on a scale I couldn’t even imagine. I’m no longer the crank. I wasn’t even close to cranky enough.

Matthew Green: On the NSA. Click through for a good overview of the likely methods and vectors for attack in the SSL ecosystem.

Primitive steganography

A couple of weeks ago I posted a link to an example of steganography from the Revolutionary War. Here’s a more recent, cruder example, courtesy of the governor of California.

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