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Myths about random and urandom

It is often debated that using /dev/random is for cryptographic purposes and that /dev/urandom is insecure. Rarely is the debate founded in facts, so learn the difference, and just use /dev/urandom.

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recommendations/urandom.txt · Last modified: 05/23/2018 (external edit)