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'Predictably random' public keys can be cracked - crypto boffins Print E-mail
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Source: The Register UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Cryptography Analysis Cryptography researchers have discovered flaws in the key generation that underpins the security of important cryptography protocols, including SSL. Two teams of researchers working on the problem have identified the same weak key-generation problems. However, the two teams differ in their assessment of how widespread the problem is and crucially which systems are affected. One group reckons the problem affects web servers while the second reckons it is almost completely confined to embedded devices.

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