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authorUlrike Uhlig <u@451f.org>2018-08-18 11:18:15 +0200
committerUlrike Uhlig <u@451f.org>2018-08-18 11:18:15 +0200
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accidentally stumbled upon this info today about RNG
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@@ -206,6 +206,14 @@ it's not the case. One downside is, that observing the entropy pool costs
randomness, so this may have to be implemented with care or is worth
discussing/researching the costs/benefits.
+## Also see
+
+[https://0xacab.org/schleuder/schleuder/issues/194]
+The federal office for IT security in Germany analysed the rng in linux
+kernel 4.9 and all changes made up to 4.17:
+https://www.bsi.bund.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/EN/BSI/Publications/Studies/LinuxRNG/LinuxRNG_EN.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=10
+and checking for available entropy: [https://salsa.debian.org/tookmund-guest/pgpcr/issues/16]
+
## Related tickets
This is about [[!tails_ticket 7642]], [[!tails_ticket 7675]],