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Re: [Cryptography] Swiss helped with CIA spying



Dave Horsfall wrote on 12/11/20 4:12 pm:
Old news for some, but it's the first time that I've seen it acknowledged
in the major media

The article does acknowledge it as old news, but says

"At the time, the company called reports that it was a secret asset of Western intelligence agencies 'an unbelievable conspiracy theory,' according to a report in German magazine Focus detailing a 1994 book on the subject.

After being told late last year of fresh research about the company, the Swiss government in January appointed a former Swiss Supreme Court judge to scrutinise Crypto's activities "to investigate and clarify the facts of the matter", the defence ministry said in a statement."

Anyway, do these count as major media?

From Baltimore Sun in 1995
No Such Agency Part Four
Rigging the Game
https://web.archive.org/web/19970603125319/http://www.jya.com/nsa-sun.htm

From Der Speigel 1996
Geheimdienste unterwandern Verschlüsselungsgeräte
https://web.archive.org/web/20030813001034/http://jya.com/cryptoag.htm

Rough English translation of Der Speigel article
secret services undermine cryptographic devices
https://web.archive.org/web/20010303104048/http://jya.com/cryptoa2.htm

From BBC 2015
How NSA and GCHQ spied on the Cold War world
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-33676028
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