[cryptography] Quality of HAVEGE algorithm for entropy?

Fabio Pietrosanti (naif) lists at infosecurity.ch
Sun Nov 24 17:04:08 EST 2013


Greetings,

i found such a very nice piece of software that's said to provide added
entropy using HAVEGE algorithm:
http://www.issihosts.com/haveged/
http://www.irisa.fr/caps/projects/hipsor/

Any opinion on the usefulness of that kind of tool as an additional
entropy source for crypto operations on a Linux system?

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Fabio Pietrosanti (naif)
HERMES - Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights
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