Re: how secure is windows GUID generation?

From: TC (aatcbbtccctc_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 08/18/05


Date: 18 Aug 2005 04:19:23 -0700


Andy Fish wrote:

(snip)

> I have heard that it's quite computationally expensive
> to generate one, which would imply to me that they are
> fairly random.

random_number = 0
k = 1234567890
for i = 1 to 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
   k = k ^ 1,000
   random_number = random_number + 1
next

HTH,
TC