[cryptography] Snowden: Fabricating Digital Keys?

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 01:08:18 EDT 2013


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 5:17 PM, Bill Scannell <bill at scannell.org> wrote:
> This Daily Beast story on Causa Snowden (http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/25/greenwald-snowden-s-files-are-out-there-if-anything-happens-to-him.html) contains the following sentence:
>
> "Last week NSA Director Keith Alexander told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that Snowden was able to access files inside the NSA by fabricating digital keys that gave him access to areas he was not allowed to visit as a low-level contractor and systems administrator. "
>
"General Keith Alexander admitted just last week that the NSA is using
MS SharePoint to share security information with other state agencies.
These tools are favored because they tend to support the ad-hoc ebb
and flow of natural human collaboration across blurry corporate
boundaries" http://www.wired.com/insights/2013/07/snowdens-impact-on-the-enterprise-how-mobile-security-is-evolving-post-nsa-leak/.

I really question who is fabricating what.


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