[nycbug-talk] Hot Story: German Gov. intelligence agencies decrypt PGP, SSH
ekeller at bitlancer.com
Sun Jun 16 20:06:51 EDT 2013
Don't count out disinformation tactics either. Why would an intel
agency tell people their capabilities? They are probably monitoring
behavioral changes caused by the "announcement."
On 6/16/2013 7:55 PM, Isaac (.ike) Levy wrote:
> Hi All,
> To throw a little chicken little into what is otherwise a beautiful weekend,
> A google translation says:
> "The federal government declared that its secret services were basically able to decrypt PGP and Secure Shell, at least partially."
> Apparently, GnuPG list and others merely have links to this article, I haven't found anything more except links to this vague original article.
> Thoughts? Is tomorrow morning's commute to work going to look like that new Brad Pitt movie, *or*, are we looking at a dopey expose of well-known widespread worst-practices in cryptographic misunderstandings?
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