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SubjectRe: /dev/random: really secure?
Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> In article <> you wrote:
> > A potential weakness. The entropy estimator can be manipulated by
> > feeding data which looks random to the estimator, but which is in fact
> > not random at all.
> That's why feeding randomness is a priveledgedoperation.

I was referring to randomness influenced externally, e.g. network
packet timing, hard disk timing by choice of which http requests, etc.

-- Jamie
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