09/22/2017 (Fri) 22:48:37
US Government has many money directioned to security research (especially on NSF). It doesn't mean the things they produce are backdoored or not. SELinux, for example, is a development of NSA, but served as a good approach at his time.
But, some things are not safe as many people thougt. NSA has an historic of pushing bad standards and influencing IETF. Bruce Scheneir (developer of Twofish), for example, affirmed on his blog that IPsec is purposefully weak, so security agencies can break it...