[cryptography] [Cryptography] Equation Group Multiple Malware Program, NSA Implicated

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 19:36:06 EST 2015


>From someone failing to send to list:
> Or he actually got those docs ...

Possible, but you would expect crypto research to be
well compartmented from legal, sigint and offensive ops
that appear to be the sole scope of the known docs.
If research does posess a break, maintaining that secret
while producing politically/operationally useful decrypts
would be harder to manage.

> but the journalists he entrusted them to have decided not to release them.

You can always bury / escrow multiple copies in multiple locations
known only to you in case you need them later. Hard to
believe this was not forseen and done given history of media
with prior leaks.


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