Quick analysis of Linux’s use of RDRAND. // Pastebin.com

In the presence of the NSA’s aggressive campaign to weaken or break encryption, reducing the actual randomness provided by Intel processors  is entirely within their budget.

Also consider that is is possible to double-mask a processor and add secertly doped regions underneath the silicon to pull down gates. This kind of secret logic is also a logical control mechanism for a processor to use in this kind of subversion of encryption strength.

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