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NSA’s Decade-Long Plan to Undermine Encryption Includes Backdoors, Stolen Keys, Manipulating Standards | Threat Level | Wired.com

It was only a matter of time before we heard that the NSA had managed to thwart much of the encryption that protects communications conducted over the phone and internet, but new revelations show the extent to which the agency, and Britain’s GCHQ, have gone to systematically undermine encryption, including backdoors, stolen keys and covert efforts to undermine encryption standards.