Pierluigi Paganini April 24, 2014
NIST removes Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm from Draft Guidance suggesting to abandon it

The NIST announced it will request final public comments before Dual_EC_DRBG generator is officially removed from NIST Special Publication 800-90A, Rev.1 The National Institute of Standards has decided to abandon Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator (Dual_EC_DRBG ) in response to the controversy raised after the revelation made by Edward Snowden. In December the whistleblower leaked […]