[cryptography] Snowden: Fabricating Digital Keys?

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 12:55:05 EST 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:
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> "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. "
>
"Snowden persuaded other NSA workers to give up passwords",
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/08/net-us-usa-security-snowden-idUSBRE9A703020131108.

Jeff


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