[Cryptography] Juniper & Dual_EC_DRBG

Danny Muizebelt dannym at packetloss.at
Wed Dec 23 03:44:48 EST 2015

On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 11:58 PM, Ray Dillinger <bear at sonic.net> wrote:

> My only remaining question is where did the bribe money
> go?

If you are forced by FISA I assume you don't get any compensation for
putting the reputation of your multi-billion dollar organization at risk.

You are correct, the best the NSA could offer was plausible deniability for
Juniper. Even if it really was a 3rd party hack Juniper would cover their
asses by claiming they used "Best Practices" security policies.... As if
that is enough. But it is enough for the general public. "Ooooh.... it must
have been some "2up3r 1337 h4x0r", nobody can protect themselves against


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