[Cryptography] NSA and cryptanalysis

Phillip Hallam-Baker hallam at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 14:45:00 EDT 2013

On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 10:35 PM, James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com> wrote:

> On 2013-09-01 9:11 PM, Jerry Leichter wrote:
>> Meanwhile, on the authentication side, Stuxnet provided evidence that the
>> secret community *does* have capabilities (to conduct a collision attacks)
>> beyond those known to the public - capabilities sufficient to produce fake
>> Windows updates.
> Do we know they produced fake windows updates without assistance from
> Microsoft?

Given the reaction from Microsoft, yes.

The Microsoft public affairs people have been demonstrating real anger at
the Flame attack in many forums.

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