If the NIST curves really are broken (as has been suggested for years http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2007/11/securitymatters_1115 ), then most SSL connections might be too, amirite? Happy holidays...
"It was then when I began to realize the very questionable business the LGT was often involved in and the dubious clients they were serving, the kind of business that goes beyond just facilitating massive tax evasion,"
Going through thousands of documents, I got very — I got the very clear picture of the highly sophisticated and sometimes surprisingly simple tricks and methods used.
The articles go on to describe some of the methods the banks used to protect their clients, including training bankers in implementing encryption and obscuring their identities.
"Open the pod bay doors, HAL." -- Dave Bowman, 2001