Security Now

May 20th 2014

Security Now 456

Harvesting Entropy

Mozilla & Firefox supporting DRM, bypassing 2-factor authentication, Windows 8 banned in China, harvesting entropy, and more.
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Hosts: Steve Gibson with Leo Laporte Steve and Leo examine the practical size of randomness and the challenge of collecting Entropy in a client that may not have any built-in support for providing it, and may also be surrounded by active attackers. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/sn. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 2:14:54