How much did NSA pay to put a backdoor in RSA crypto? Try $10m – report – Register

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The mystery of why RSA would use a flawed, NSA-championed algorithm as the default random number generator for several of its encryption products appears to be solved, and the answer is utterly banal, if true: the NSA paid it to. Reuters reports that RSA
Exclusive: Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneerReuters
Report: NSA paid RSA to make flawed crypto algorithm the defaultArs Technica
Security firm RSA got $10M from the NSA to push bad cryptoGeekWire

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