[Cryptography] Random numbers only once

James A. Donald Jamesd at echeque.com
Tue Feb 4 22:28:23 EST 2014

On 2014-02-05 11:07, Jerry Leichter wrote:
> 1.  A saved disk can be silently copied.  No matter what kinds of protection your OS provides, while the disk is just sitting there with the power down, it can't control access, or even know about accesses.

If the opponent got a look at your disk, he probably got a look at the 
private key for your public certificate, and your long lived SSH keys, 
in which case generating randomness is the least of your worries.

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