Linus Torvalds was ‘invited’ by the intelligence agencies to install a backdoor on Linux , as acknowledged by the creator of the kernel at LinuxCon which was held in New Orleans.
Linux backdoor we talked and recognized Torvalds questions from the audience to an interesting conference, where he spoke mainly of the development of Linux or challenges programmers to the next breach of Moore’s Law and what it entails in hardware.
addition, anecdotes from a ’round table’ in which they were responsible for development of Linux on Intel and Red Hat were a couple of questions from attendees scathing always.
One horny at the departure (or dismissal) of Steve Ballmer, was whether Torvalds would be willing to become the next CEO of Microsoft , which was answered with a big smile, and the recognition that the development of Linux was his life and fully satisfied.
The second question on the requirements of the NSA to install backdoors on Linux is more worrying though not surprise anyone after learning the scandalous PRISM, a secret project to spy without judicial all kinds of personal and confidential data of millions of users, including access to central servers of nine large U.S. firms: Microsoft Corp, Yahoo Inc, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, PalTalk, AOL Inc, Skype, YouTube and Apple Inc.
Are there Linux backdoors in serving large intelligence agencies? No idea. He may not be secure although Torvalds sure the NSA has tried, by hook and by crook maybe …