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OK, who's still interested in going to the RSA conf this year?
From: "Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah" <rmslade () shaw ca>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:58:12 -0800
"NSA created and promulgated a flawed formula for generating random numbers to
create a "back door" in encryption products. Reuters later reported that RSA
became the most important distributor of that formula by rolling it into a software
tool called Bsafe that is used to enhance security in personal computers and many
"Undisclosed until now was that RSA received $10 million in a deal that set the
NSA formula as the preferred, or default, method for number generation in the
BSafe software, according to two sources familiar with the contract. Although that
sum might seem paltry, it represented more than a third of the revenue that the
relevant division at RSA had taken in during the entire previous year, securities
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