[Cryptography] Apple's Early Random PRNG

dj at deadhat.com dj at deadhat.com
Mon Mar 17 16:48:37 EDT 2014

> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:43 PM, <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 09:14:55PM -0700, Bear wrote:
> Early in the boot process is a difficult but an interesting point of
> vulnerability.

RdRand works from the first instruction executed. This is a pretty basic
requirement for a system RNG. You should expect your device vendors to
meet that requirement.

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