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originally posted by: paraphi
To have back doors into encryption suggests that security all companies are in league with governments. The fact that various governments are calling for "back doors" indicates that these do not exist at the minute. However, the UK has ruled this option out.
People and companies need decent encryption to guard against criminal and government backed hacking e.g. from China. The latter country has been merrily plundering commercial secrets for he last decade.
That's an interesting point.
the compilation tools never got checked over
originally posted by: homerJ
Nobody's mentioned PGP. It's relatively simple to use and and even the worlds biggest, future, quantum supercomputer would take years to brute force it.
People should be using this.