How much did NSA pay to put a backdoor in RSA crypto? Try $10m – report By Neil McAllister

21 December 2013 — The Register

Latest Snowden claims: Flawed encryption tech switched on by default in exchange for cash

The mystery of why RSA would use a flawed, NSA-championed algorithm as the default random number generator for several of its encryption products appears to be solved, and the answer is utterly banal, if true: the NSA paid it to.

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David Attenborough People and Planet: Speech only.

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Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough presents the 2011 RSA President’s Lecture.

The dangers facing the earth’s ecosystems are well known and the subject of great concern at all levels. Climate change is high on the list. But there is an underlying and associated cause — population growth.