August 29, 2000
Opinion: PGP's hole causes doubt about entire crypto industry
Author: JT Smith
From column at afr.com.au: "Network Associates' announcement of a mile-wide back door in its PGP security software is deeply concerning. Not because PGP is the sole means of online security -- on the best estimates, it boasts only 7 million users -- but because PGP is the gold standard, and its breach casts a pall over the entire crypto industry."