Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Dec 2010 23:55 UTC, submitted by Oliver
OpenBSD Okay, this is potentially very big news that really needs all the exposure it can get. OpenBSD's Theo de Raadt has received an email in which it was revealed to him that ten years ago, the FBI paid several open source developers to implement hidden backdoors in OpenBSD's IPSEC stack. De Raadt decided to publish the email for all to see, so that the code in question can be reviewed. Insane stuff.
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There is something not right about this
by akro on Wed 15th Dec 2010 05:02 UTC
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Something like this would be considered classified. Classified material carries a life long commitment to be protected not an NDA with 10 years.

If this was a real FBI activity then I doubt this guy would really send the openbsd guys an email from himself.

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