[cryptography] urandom vs random

Alan Braggins alan.braggins at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 05:54:51 EDT 2013


On 20 August 2013 01:46, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> I don't see what the point is though, given that there's more than enough
> noisy data available on a general-purpose PC.

A general purpose cloud VM where an attacker has a chance to run his VM
on the same underlying hardware may be more problematic. But also harder
to fix with a DIY USB device....

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