Random Seed for Generating PGP Keys

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Wed May 27 16:30:38 CEST 2015

> Also, I may be wrong here -- it seems that CSPRNG sometimes refers
> to libgcrypt's "Continuously Seeded" and other times refers to 
> "Cryptographically Secure."

It's an unfortunate ambiguity, yes.

"Cryptographically secure" is a misnomer at best: it tends to lead
people into thinking it means the RNG cannot be broken, when in reality
it just means we don't know how to do it yet.

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