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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?