[cryptography] urandom vs random

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 12:03:44 EDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Patrick Mylund Nielsen <
cryptography at patrickmylund.com> wrote:

> Not for nothing, but that refers to both random and urandom, showing one
> problem with the entropy estimation, and another with the pool mixing
> function.

"Finally, we propose a simple and very efficient PRNG construction that is
provably robust in our new and stronger adversarial model. We therefore
recommend to use this construction whenever a PRNG with input is used for

Tony Arcieri
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.randombit.net/pipermail/cryptography/attachments/20130816/71dd101d/attachment.html>

More information about the cryptography mailing list