Has the NSA inserted a “backdoor” into one of our cryptographic standards? What to do…

by 1389 on September 29, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), NSA, privacy, security, tech tips

Attention crypto users and security professionals:

Regardless of how it got there, the vulnerability in Dual_EC_DRBG exists – so make sure that your systems are not using it. Check registry settings to verify that this standard and algorithm has NOT been set as the default.

Wired Threat Level has the story.
 

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