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Gov’t standards agency “strongly” discourages use of NSA-influenced algorithm | Ars Technica - (via
"Following revelations about the National Security Agency's (NSA) covert influence on computer security standards, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, announced earlier this week it is revisiting some of its encryption standards. But in a little-noticed footnote, NIST went a step further, saying it is "strongly" recommending against even using one of the standards." ‎- silpol