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Re: ABOVE.NET SECURITY TRUTHS?

  • From: Deepak Jain
  • Date: Sat Apr 29 16:19:32 2000

> 
> This statement is a litle too broad. I would contest that the design of,
> say, FreeBSD's /dev/random permits sufficient entropy collection to
> usefully initialise a strong hashing algorithm with a non-predictable
> vector. 

Okay, you know where I was going. Simple question - where are you
finding entropy in a FreeBSD machine? (sufficient being a very relative
term)

Not intending to scare anyone. 

Deepak Jain
AiNET






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