[cryptography] OpenBSD

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Thu Dec 23 01:18:32 EST 2010


On 2010-12-23 06:05, Marsh Ray wrote:
> Then there was that retired FBI guy who came out with this series of tweets:
> 
>> @ioerror you really think the FBI brass even knows what IPSec stack
>> back doors would look like much less fund it?
> 
>> not read yet but I'm betting its false. FBI brass would never approve
> 
>> I can say all of govt has researched such things but open platform=all
>> could see and use. Few in FBI would know how or what it is
> 
>> no but I do know how the system works and the lack of tech knowledge.
>> If you said NSA or CIA or Airforce w/ openBsd BD then....
> 
>> I was one of the few FBI cyber agents when the coding supposedly
>> happened. Experiment yes. Success No.
> 
> Next day 7:10 AM his time, 10:10 ET:
> 
>> For the record. FBI never bd openBSD. FBI tests software for such
>> things before use but does not build or deploy.

If I ever start using Twitter, someone please remind me of this example.

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David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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