Liam Tung
December 17, 2010

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The cryptography of open source operating system OpenBSD was rigged with FBI-sponsored backdoors a decade ago, a former government contractor has told OpenBSD founder Theo De Raadt.

A ‘backdoor‘ is an algorithm or rootkit written to allow a third party to bypass usual security controls and gain access to a system

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“I wanted to make you aware of the fact that the FBI implemented a number of backdoors,” Gregory Perry, former chief technology officer at former government contractor, Netsec, told De Raadt in an email.

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