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  • Backdoors in OpenBSD? Reply hazy, try again

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 11:48 am

    The fallout from last month's allegations that the Federal Bureau of Investigations attempted to deploy backdoors in the OpenBSD operating system are continuing to echo through developer circles, as more potential clues are unearthed. But if anything, these clues tend to muddy the answer to the key question: did the US government employ contractors to insert deliberate security holes into OpenBSD?
  • OpenBSD/FBI allegations denied by named participants

    Posted December 14, 2010 - 11:32 pm

    Amidst startling accusations revealed by OpenBSD founder and lead developer Theo de Raadt today that 10 years ago the US Federal Bureau of Investigations paid developers to insert security holes into OpenBSD code, some confusion about the accusations has already emerged, with two potential participants strongly denying any involvement. Updated.
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