Subject: openpgp card and basiccard RNG

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Feb 13 19:32:19 CET 2014

On Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:32, peter at said:

> Considering that Werner was involved in the creation of the OpenPGP card, I
> think the on-card RNG isn't blindly trusted.

... of the specs.  Not of the concrete implementation.  I hesitated to
sign an NDA and thus have no more insight into this than most others.

> That does beg the question: is it still used when using "addcardkey" and
> declining to use a backup?




Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.

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