Edward Snowden: Backdoors Planted by the NSA Can Also Be Leveraged by Others
“‘They’re building in backdoors that not only can the NSA exploit, but so can anyone else with time and resources. They’re letting themselves into the world’s communications and this is really dangerous,’ he added.
‘If we lose a single standard, if we lose the trust of SSL, we will live in a less safe world overall. We won’t be able to access banks or commerce without worrying about people monitoring our communications.’
Snowden highlights the fact that the backdoors leveraged by the NSA leave companies open to attacks from other sources. “