[cryptography] Compromised Sys Admin Hunters and Tor
nico at cryptonector.com
Fri Mar 21 23:28:43 EDT 2014
On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 7:01 AM, John Young <jya at pipeline.com> wrote:
> Sys admins catch you hunting them and arrange compromises
> to fit your demands so you can crow about how skilled you are.
Insiders are always your biggest threat.
> Then you hire them after being duped as you duped to be hired.
> The lead Tor designer reportedly (via Washington Post) had a
> session with NSA to brief on how to compromise it, although
> "compromise" was not used nor is the word used by
Er, so? The NSA could just... read the public docs and source
anyways. I'd personally love to be able to sit down with NSA
cryptonerds and chat -- if they talked at all I'd learn something. As
long as there was no coercion anyways.
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