[Cryptography] Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

Ryan Carboni ryacko at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 14:20:04 EDT 2015


Two lines in Debian removed. Reduced cryptographic security by 99.99%.


the addition of one line to fix a bug


addition of two lines to linux source code by unknown hackers. The addition
of one character would mean the code would not provide root access.


I understand that cryptography is extremely subtle. Actually most
programming is pretty subtle.
This is why I'm saying that the length of the code or it's readability is
not a factor.

I'm saying that it's possible for ten lines of code to be backdoored.
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