Entropy Source under Win32

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Thu, 30 Nov 2000 13:19:31 +0100

On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Rich wrote:

> (I'm posting this back to the group in case there are any other Win32
> users who are interetred)
> Please forgive my asking this again, but are you saying that the Win32
> version does have a secure EGD now and that it is offers similar
> security as PGP? No worries?
Actually Windows is quite good in delivering much random - everything is different with every use :-) We use the same methods Peter Gutmann uses for his cryptlib and actually it is pretty the same source code. He has done quite a lot of research in this area and so I think the random numbers are okay. Werner -- Archive is at http://lists.gnupg.org - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to gnupg-users-request@gnupg.org