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It's very easy to detect those kind of fuck ups, you just have to look for them. We don't have the mean to do it, and sometime we are just ignorant or lazy. They are neither.

We assume actual human beings need to press buttons to detect obvious developer errors. I bet if an encrypted communication with any kind of bad (or even just popular default) parameter goes through anything the NSA oversees it gets instantly attacked and put in a bin somewhere with your new software name on it. The machine probably even picks a random name for the exploit once it found one.

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