random-number generator

Pierluigi Paganini May 26, 2016
Next-gen Tor is arriving and it will include a distributed random number generator

The researchers at the Tor project are working on a new distributed random number generator that will be included in the next-generation Tor. The researchers at the Tor project have elaborated a new way to generate random numbers to support security improvements of its next-generation onion router. The Random Number Generators are essential components for […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 17, 2016
Lottery security director hacked random-number generator to rig lotteries

New evidence collected by prosecutors shows lottery machines were rigged to generate predictable numbers on specific days of the year. Last year, the security director of a US lottery was discovered hacking the mechanism of the extraction in order to predict the winning tickets. According to new details revealed by The Des Moines Register, the […]