'Predictably random' public keys can be cracked - crypto boffins

    Date16 Feb 2012
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    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
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