Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Apple's iOS 7 random number generator DETERMINISTIC and trivial to brake
Mandt says the early_random() PRNG (pseudo-random number generator), shipped in the latest iOS 7 update, is “alarmingly weak”. According to ThreatPost, he told the conference the PRNG is “deterministic and trivial to brute force”.
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