Re: Fixing RNG in Microsoft Windows?

From: Justin Troutman (justinrt@bellsouth.net)
Date: 05/27/02


From: "Justin Troutman" <justinrt@bellsouth.net>
Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 12:57:42 -0400


Yama <Yama@yomama.com> wrote in message
news:3ce2b1ef.61131131@news-central.giganews.com...
> If you or anyone has any info on the relative entropy of this PRNG
> (without seeding manually) I would be very interested.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/security/se
curity/cryptgenrandom.asp

Seeing that you are already interested in CryptGenRandom, there's
a good chance you may already have this link. A decent overview of the
function
and how it is utilized, nonetheless.

Hope this helps.

Cheers,

Justin T.