The microblog: 2017.06.12 19:06:22

2017.06.12 19:06:22 (874311928826523649) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Coppersmith, Buhler, Gordon made big advances in NFS etc. Then they were offered money by NSA's pet company IDA. No more papers since then.

2017.06.12 19:08:17 (874312409950941185) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Of course the money was packaged as lucrative job offers, which means there's nothing scandalous here, right? Nothing to worry about, right?

2017.06.12 19:11:20 (874313179127582720) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

And _of course_ the public community will quickly rediscover all of the attacks that Coppersmith et al. secretly discovered. We're so smart!