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Re: Is #285371 really an exim problem, or is it gnutls failing?



On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 04:13:18PM +0100, Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> Yes, urandom is not guaranteed to be 100%
> random, it may degenerate to a simple pseudo-RNG. Still, it would be
> extremely hard for an attacker to guess the state of this pseudo-RNG

We have computers to automate these 'hard' problems. And it's been
done before. Netscape was once cracked this way.

> Which is much better
> than no encryption at all, and sufficient for most real-world purposes.

Snake oil.

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