Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

A Quote about the Lack of Privacy in Encryption Back Doors

 

“There is no such thing as a back door (or in this case, online surveillance tool) that can only be used by the good guys. The Shadow Brokers hack and the resulting WannaCry attack show what can happen when hackers get their hands on such tools. By forcing all Kazakh citizens to use the same certificate, the government is introducing a significant vulnerability. If hackers were able to get control of the certificate, they would have the same access to personal data as the government.”

– From the ProtonMail Blog at: https://protonmail.com/blog/kazakhstan-internet-surveillance/

Categories: Encryption, Online Privacy & Security

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