Integrated crypto

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar.wants at
Sun Mar 28 15:36:23 PST 2004

On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 17:10, Archaic wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 08:32:17AM -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> > I also found this:
> >
> > Based on this:
> >
> Due to the fact that ost servers do not have soundcards, I'm wondering
> if we should go this route. /dev/arandom sounded like a good thing,
> though.

There are some people who have very nasty things to say about using this
kind of source as a seed for entropy.  Basically the argument goes that
someone able to generate a lot of RF in your area can effectively
control your entropy pool and drastically reduce the strength of the
generated keys.
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