[cryptography] [liberationtech] Random number generator failure in Rasperri Pis?

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Fri Jul 19 08:44:33 EDT 2013


Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> quotes:

>Just came accross this article, apparently showing the bad quality of the
>hardware RNG in Raspberri Pi devices.
>
>http://scruss.com/blog/2013/06/07/well-that-was-unexpected-the-raspberry-pis-hardware-random-number-generator/

That shows the bad quality of RANDU.  It shows that the Pi randomness source
seems OK, at least as determined by rngtest.

Peter.


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