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Submission + - Cryptography experts sounding alarms

netbuzz writes: "First we learn from Bruce Schneier that the NSA may have left itself a secret back door in an officially sanctioned cryptographic random-number generator that would allow the good guys to easily decipher encrypted messages sent between bad guys (not to mention anyone else). Now Adi Shamir is warning that a math error unknown to a chip maker but discovered by a bad guy could lead to serious consequences, too. Remember the Intel blunder of 1996?

http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/22026"
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Cryptography experts sounding alarms

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