RSA attempts (and fails) to refute claims it helped NSA weaken encryption

Nothing in RSA’s statement denies that the NSA paid them to make Dual_EC_DRBG the default random number generator in BSAFE encryption tools.

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The NSA’s $10 million ‘bribe’ to get RSA to use backdoored encryption algorithm

The NSA arranged a secret $10 million deal with security firm RSA that ultimately resulted in the company incorporating a flawed algorithm for generating random numbers into its products, creating a backdoor into encrypted communications.

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