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He probably means the same one because it was suspected to be a PGP key:
originally posted by: Vizzle
a reply to: Cauliflower
if you mean _NSAKEY that was a variable name discovered in one of the windows NT service packs.
im not sure which PGP key you are speaking of.
Cryptonym found that there was a 2nd CAPI key in Microsoft's CAPI code, and that in NT SP4 they had forgotten to strip the symbols, and the symbol on the send key was _NSAKEY. Since then speculation has been that the key is the NSA's key to either allow them to insert trojaned crypto modules for info war purposes, or (less parnoidly) that they want to be able to use their own modules. Microsoft's cover story is that it was just a badly chosen variable name, and was actually just a backup key in case something happened to the private key for the first one.
Anyway since we now have a key which is suspected to be the NSA's public key, the obvious thing to do is format it as a PGP key, so that anyone who wants to indulge in voluntary key escrow can Cc their PGP encrypted messages to the NSA.
originally posted by: tweetie
Those quoted in this article linked on Snowden's Twitter feed are quite sure it was a former NSA insider who mistakenly left the hacking tools exposed on the server and Russia should not be blamed.