[Cryptography] actual NSA protocol docs to mine...

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Mon Jan 26 04:48:08 EST 2015

On 1/26/15, Ryan Carboni <ryacko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is an odd document:
>> - RSA-128 (what we usually write as a 1024 bit key) for public key
>> crypto;
>> - RC6-16 as the symmetric encryption function;
>> - SHA1 for hashing.
>> So no NSA-specific crypto at all.  An attempt at deniability, since the
>> code would be "published" in attacked systems?
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RC6#NSA_preferred_cipher.3F
> oddly enough, Appelbaum is right in his baseless accusations

What baseless accusation? I made the statement last year based on this
and other documents. I worked on this latest story as well as the
others where I discussed these details openly.

All the best,

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