[Cryptography] Mac OS 10.7.5 Random Numbers

Tom Mitchell mitch at niftyegg.com
Mon Feb 3 15:24:11 EST 2014

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> On 3/02/14 19:24 PM, John Kelsey wrote:
>> What attack do you think is made practical by having only a 160-bit PRNG
state, instead of a 256-bit state?

> Cryptography often relies on proofs from some related property, such as
> the factoring difficulty problem.  It would seem something could be done
> along similr lines.

"Cryptography standards" not cryptography.

Cryptography is simply a tool to the goal of private communication or
a tool for securing content not in transit.

It may be that the best tool in the modern web email world is an editor
and the use of simple attachments.

  T o m    M i t c h e l l
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