Monday, December 29, 2014
(F)LYING BIG: NSA cracked 10 million intercepted https connections a day
For its part, Britain's GCHQ collects information about encryption using the TLS and SSL protocols -- the protocols https connections are encrypted with -- in a database called "FLYING PIG."
The National Security Agency’s Office of Target Pursuit (OTP) maintains a team of engineers dedicated to cracking the encrypted traffic of virtual private networks (VPNs) and has developed tools
99% BAD HARDWARE WEEK: