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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TheGZeus
Member since:
2010-05-19

If this is true, it was indeed expected to have a back-door put in for the FBI, by those who put it there.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

I can't imagine anywhere in the spec it said,

"Must include FBI backdoor"

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TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

You're just being contrary at this point.

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