PRNG design document?

Edwin Woudt edwin at
Mon Aug 25 03:08:10 EDT 2003

--On Friday, August 22, 2003 02:44 -0700 Bill Stewart 
<bill.stewart at> wrote:

> At 11:57 AM 08/19/2003 -0400, Tim Dierks wrote:
>> Is there a definitive or highly recommended paper or book on the design
>> of  PRNGs?
> Go look at "Yarrow",

There is a successor to Yarrow called Fortuna, which is supposedly better. 
Details are in the book 'Practical Cryptography' by Niels Ferguson and 
Bruce Schneier.


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