I've implemented LibTomCrypt's version of fortuna and am wondering about the pool resetting after a reseed. In fortuna.c in libtomcrypt we have the following (which is that part that adds the entropy ...
Who uses RSA's BSAFE library? Does anyone know what products use it, or have any statistics on how many end users use something that is built on BSAFE? Background: BSAFE is one of the oldest ...
How do I demonstrate that a PRNG not designed for cryptography is not suitable for generating passwords?
This is a replication of this question on Stack Overflow. There's class Random in .NET runtime which is designed for use as a cheap fast source of pseudo-random ...
Suppose I have a cryptography library that provides me with a black-box random number generator that is supposed to be suitable for long-lived key generation. (Under the hood it may be assumed to use ...