August 29, 2000

Opinion: PGP's hole causes doubt about entire crypto industry

Author: JT Smith

From column at "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."


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