Thanks to Bruce Schneier, IRS quietly retracts two grossly insecure FATCA XML encryption & processing recommendations (but doesn’t admit fault or give credit)

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First, as renowned computer security expert Bruce Schneier first noted in February 2015 (and as we discussed last June), the IRS previously recommended that non-U.S. financial institutions use the insecure ECB mode of AES to encrypt FATCA data before uploading it to the International Data “Exchange” Service

FULL ARTICLE http://isaacbrocksociety.ca/2016/06/09/thanks-to-bruce-schneir-irs-quietly-retracts-two-grossly-insecure-fatca-xml-encryption-processing-recommendations-but-doesnt-admit-fault/

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