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Someone’s Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet | Threat Level | Wired.com

Earlier this year, researchers say, someone mysteriously hijacked internet traffic headed to government agencies, corporate offices and other recipients in the U.S. and elsewhere and redirected it to Belarus and Iceland, before sending it on its way to its legitimate destinations. They did so repeatedly over several months. But luckily someone did notice.

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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.