[Chugalug] Am I Paranoid?

Rod rod-lists at epbfi.com
Wed Sep 11 15:25:28 UTC 2013


 From what I've been reading, check pro republica article, they are mostly  
relying on back doors in commercial products.
Reporting is sayinguse open source.
Also heard a they have an ssl backdoor. Something to ponder given recent  
discussion we have had over keys vs certificates.


On Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:52:59 -0400, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> That would be the easy way, and I have no doubt that they have such back  
> doors, but with enough computing power any sort of encryption outside of  
> quantum encryption is >going to be crack-able with time
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Jon Stanford <jbirdvegas at aokp.co>  
> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Sep 11, 2013 9:40 AM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Eh, 'Securing' your traffic is questionable at this point unless you  
>>> switch back to a 'sneakernet' sort of network.
>>>
>>> With the growing computing power the NSA has at their fingertips, I'm  
>>> more apt to assume that if they want to crack your encryption, they  
>>> will crack it.
>>
>> ... or just us a backdoor they built into the encryption product
>>
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