“We trusted the NSA because they are charged with security for the U.S. government and U.S. critical…

“We trusted the NSA because they are charged with security for the U.S. government and U.S. critical infrastructure," said RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry.

According to research performed by a group of professors from Johns Hopkins, the University of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois, the security company RSA used a second security tool developed by the NSA which reduced the time needed to crack secure Internet communications.