Juniper Networks has removed the backdoored Dual_EC DRBG algorithm from its ScreenOS operating system, but new developments show Juniper deployed Dual_EC long after it was known to be backdoored.
Published reports say that AT&T was the National Security Agency’s primary telecommunications partner and facilitated much of its surveillance efforts around telephone and Internet traffic collection.
Now that provisions in Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act allowing for bulk collection of phone metadata have been shot down, all eyes turn to the USA FREEDOM Act.
A Congressional hearing on encryption and “frontdoors” produced a generous amount of the usual “crazy” from lawmakers and law enforcement.
The United States Department of Justice yesterday announced the creation of a new cybercrime unit within its Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.