Ransomware attack is why we can’t have security backdoors, say privacy advocates

Cybertools allegedly stolen from the NSA were used to craft the WannaCry ransomware.

Privacy experts are calling the global ransomware attack that hit 150 countries a prime example of why requiring tech companies to create backdoors into computer programs is a bad idea, because of the danger those digital keys might be stolen.

Source: Ransomware attack is why we can’t have security backdoors, say privacy advocates

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