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Old 11th September 2013
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Default Torvalds shoots down call to yank 'backdoored' Intel RdRand in Linux crypto

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/09...rand_nsa_gchq/

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Linux supremo Linus Torvalds has snubbed a petition calling for his open-source kernel to spurn the Intel processor instruction RdRand for generating random numbers - feared to be nobbled by US spooks to produce cryptographically weak values.
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