OpenPGP Card implementation

Ismael Valladolid Torres ivalladolidt at
Mon Nov 13 11:46:21 CET 2006

Peter Lebbing escribe:
> I got interested as well and though I understand it, I also see a lot of
> added value in a true Open Source implementation. I'm looking into
> implementing it on a general processor microcontroller, I have
> experience with microcontroller programming. The main problem I see so
> far is working out a way to get decent random numbers, for blinding and
> key generation. Personally I don't use the latter function, because it
> lacks the possibility for backups.

Usually microcontroller manufacturers (Atmel, Infineon, Samsung...) do
include hardware based RNG in their chips, don't they?

Cordially, Ismael
Ismael Valladolid Torres     "Il est vain de pleurer sur l'esprit, il suffit
                                  de travailler pour lui." Albert Camus    OpenPGP key ID: 0xDE721AF4      Jabber ID: ivalladt at

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