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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