27 Oct '14, 8am

NSA Inflitration Into Encryption Systems Shows The Need For Bitcoin and Cryptography

NSA Inflitration Into Encryption Systems Shows The Need For Bitcoin and Cryptography

With online security being a cornerstone of so much of what is done in the digital realm, holes that are purposely made or left are unacceptable. The NSA is supposed to protect people not expose them to more danger. Back doors are not walls they have keys. Keys through which the risk of identity theft, credit card theft, personal information that is irrelevant to others and inane yet something you want private none the less can be exposed. How many of the data thefts we have seen in the news from retailers and banking systems could have been due to the NSA having requested back doors left open? Could these holes have caused the weakness in the rest of the software? Could the heartbleed and windows bugs be part of a bigger problem of not just sloppy code writing but more? Probably not but with the information that the NSA and who knows what foreign agencies are all trying t...

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