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Re: random coincidences
Scott Brickner writes:
> If NetScape uses such a PRNG to select 40bit keys for SSL, then
> the work to be done in brute-force search going on right now might
> be *significantly* reduced by knowing the planes on which the
> numbers lie. If the constants are particularly poor, there might
> be as little as ten or twelve bits of real key.
So who here knows 80x86 assembler, is handy with a debugger, and has a few
hours of spare time to figure out the PRNG?