[HackerNews] A Critical Random Number Generator Flaw Affects Billions of IoT Devices

A critical vulnerability has been disclosed in hardware random number generators used in billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices whereby it fails to properly generate random numbers, thus undermining their security and putting them at risk of attacks.
“It turns out that these ‘randomly’ chosen numbers aren’t always as random as you’d like when it comes to IoT devices,” Bishop Fox

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