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'Predictably random' public keys can be cracked - crypto boffins alert print comment tweet Battling researchers argue over whether you should panic

February 17, 2012

An audit of the public keys used to protect HTTPS connections, based on digital certificate data from the Electronic Frontier Foundation's SSL Observatory project, found that tens of thousands of cryptography keys offer "effectively no security" due to weak random-number generation algorithms.

Thursday, February 16, 2012
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