[cryptography] Enranda: 4MB/s Userspace TRNG

Kevin kevinsisco61784 at gmail.com
Tue May 26 15:04:56 EDT 2015


On 5/26/2015 2:01 PM, coderman wrote:
> 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.
>
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And I did for one indeed question this system.



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