[cryptography] [info] The NSA Is Building the Country's Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)

Jeffrey I. Schiller jis at qyv.net
Fri Mar 23 12:11:06 EDT 2012


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> What percentage of acquirable/storable traffic do you suppose
> actually exhibits perfect forward secrecy?

I bet the word "Perfect" mis-leads quite a few people. It isn't
perfect (unless you take as axiomatic that the cipher in question
cannot be broken).

Maybe the term should be renamed "Forward Secrecy... for now." :-)

                         -Jeff

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