Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Apr 2014 20:21 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.

The NSA's decision to keep the bug secret in pursuit of national security interests threatens to renew the rancorous debate over the role of the government’s top computer experts.

I'm so surprised.

Update: NSA denies.

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That's BS and you know it. He still has copies of the documents he shared and has hinted at future revelations (meaning he's read them). Being condescending while talking out of your ass may convince people who are inclined to agree because you valid their pre-existing beliefs, but that doesn't make what you say true.

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