[cryptography] random number generator

Russell Leidich pkejjy at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:43:34 EST 2014


For the record, I agree with both of those paragraphs. If I gave the
impression somewhere that running Jytter in the absence of physical
platform entropy would still make a good TRNG, then I was definitely off my
rocker at the time.

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 8:31 PM, <dj at deadhat.com> wrote:

> > OK, if you think my Jytter TRNG is weak,
>
> I did not say it was weak. I said Jytter (and any other algorithm) is
> deterministic when run on an entropy free platform. This is a simple fact.
>
> By all meas design new and interesting ways to extract platform entropy,
> but condition your claims on that entropy being there.
>
>
>
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