[cryptography] Enranda: 4MB/s Userspace TRNG

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Tue May 26 14:01:08 EDT 2015


On 5/25/15, Russell Leidich <pkejjy at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> Enranda is a cryptographically secure (in the postquantum sense) true
> random number generator requiring nothing but a timer (ideally, the CPU
> timestamp counter). It produces roughly 4 megabytes of noise per second,
> which puts it in the same bandwidth league as physical quantum dot entropy
> sources (from camera pixel noise).

Russell these claims are laughable and unsupported in ways you don't
even understand.

others may provide constructive criticism, as you seem sincere in your
desire for building useful entropy collection. but this solution is
worse than nothing, as it provides absurd claims of false security.

best regards,


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