Nish Bhalla quoted in CBS News ‘In wake of NSA encryption revelation, is privacy an illusion?’

In wake of NSA encryption revelation, is privacy an illusion?

That tiny lock symbol on your browser bar may make you feel secure about your data. But according to new reports from the New York Times, ProPublica and the Guardian, the most common types of encryption used can be cracked by the National Security Agency.

According to the reports, leaked documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reveal that the agency used a variety of methods to penetrate banking systems, trade secrets, medical records, secure emails and other Web data.

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