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NSA links OTD

2013-06-29 13:10:20.524883+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Memories of Stasi color Germans’ view of U.S. surveillance programs:

“You know, for us, this would have been a dream come true,” he said, recalling the days when he was a lieutenant colonel in the defunct communist country’s secret police, the Stasi.

That metadata the NSA says you don't have an expectation of privacy over? The FCC thinks your cell phone usage is private data (Via).

Facebook's outmoded Web crypto opens door to NSA spying. Remember when DES's 40 bit keys fell?

"Realistically, right now, breaking 1024-bit RSA should be considered well within reach by leading nations, and marginally safe against other players," Tromer says. "This is unsatisfactory as the default security level of the Internet."

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