Chinese Spy Hunting and The Cryptographic Cliff

May 25, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The recently publicized Chinese spy hunt success in netting or killing at least 12 CIA spies may have been the result of the Chinese cracking the CIA’s secure communications methods. The insights the Chinese gained from eavesdropping on CIA electronic (secure) communications in China may have provided the roadmap to eliminate these CIA spies. One would assume that the CIA’s secure communications use the highest levels of encryption, far more complex than commercial communic [...]