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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
If it doesn't have enough randomness, the system is already insecure, and thus an attacker can just read the RNG state from memory regardless of randomness source.
The concatenation with the MAC address makes the RNGs of machines with the same password uncorrelated.
Russell: Sources of Randomness for Userspace
Posted Mar 30, 2012 4:20 UTC (Fri) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
Posted Mar 30, 2012 5:04 UTC (Fri) by cpeterso (guest, #305)
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