The perils of security tools

Ivan Krstić krstic at
Mon May 26 02:27:48 EDT 2008

On May 25, 2008, at 6:02 AM, Ben Laurie wrote:
> I meant: how good are the PRNGs underneath them?

Not a direct answer to your question, but somewhat relevant as context  
is Michal Zalewski's analysis of TCP/IP sequence number predictability  
across operating systems:


It's several years out of date, however.

Ivan Krstić <krstic at> |

The Cryptography Mailing List
Unsubscribe by sending "unsubscribe cryptography" to majordomo at

More information about the cryptography mailing list