Attack on Old ANSI Random Number Generator
Almost 20 years ago, I wrote a paper that pointed to a potential flaw in the ANSI X9.17 RNG standard. Now, new research has found that the flaw exists in some implementations of the RNG standard.
Here’s the research paper, the website—complete with cute logo—for the attack, and Matthew Green’s excellent blog post on the research.
Posted on October 31, 2017 at 10:29 AM •
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