Linked by HAL2001 on Sun 20th Mar 2011 08:57 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption RSA suffered a breach and data loss following an "extremely sophisticated cyber attack." Their investigation revealed that the information extracted from the company systems is related to its SecurID two-factor authentication products. The news of the incident spread through the community like wildfire and information security professionals are offering their take on this incident. We still don't know the technical details, but it's certain that RSA's brand has taken a big hit.
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This name...
by Neolander on Sun 20th Mar 2011 09:18 UTC
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Each time I read about this "RSA breach", I wonder if the cryptographic algorithm from Rivest, Shamir, and Adleman has finally been broken.

They should not have reused the name when founding their own company...

Edited 2011-03-20 09:22 UTC

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RE: This name...
by de2ofuz on Sun 20th Mar 2011 12:33 in reply to "This name..."
de2ofuz Member since:
2006-06-07

Ha, I thought it was RSA (Royal, Sun Alliance), a large insurance and investment company in the UK that I happen to have at least one policy with...

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RE[2]: This name...
by bert64 on Sun 20th Mar 2011 13:16 in reply to "RE: This name..."
bert64 Member since:
2007-04-23

What about the Republic of South Africa?

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