This Techie Tuesday, we ask the question: Do Backdoors Actually Help Law Enforcement Catch Bad Guys?
(PCMag.com/SAN FRANCISCO) – While Apple faces down the FBI in court and law enforcement calls for backdoors to encryption services, a researcher at the RSA Conference here asked an important question: Would backdoors actually help?
RSA 2016 bug artCrypto expert Klaus Schmeh, currently a consultant at Cryptovision used his knowledge of cryptography and some lengthy Googling to see if backdoors could have made a difference in criminals cases. His answer: probably not. (read more)