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NSA capability

NSA capability

Posted Jan 23, 2014 22:16 UTC (Thu) by ballombe (subscriber, #9523)
In reply to: Sponsorship by BrucePerens
Parent article: A new Dual EC DRBG flaw

Breaking Dual EC DRBG is equivalent to breaking a single instance of ECDSA.
If the NSA had the capability to break ECDSA, then they would have generate the points in a 'nothing up my sleeves' way to avoid the perception they planted a backdoor.

So it is reasonable to assume that the NSA could not break ECDSA in 2005.


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