Stopping terrorism is only a new priority of theirs -- their original mission is foreign intelligence. And this leak will cause the Russians, the Chinese, the Pakistanis and probably every other country in the world to switch technologies.
Because this leak contained information they weren’t already aware of...
I need to find that article about the 4000+ security risks who work for NSA.
Here we go:
All this leak does is let the REST of us know that encryption is teetering on the edge of nonusefulness.