Subject: Re: System clock resolution and random numbers
To: Ty Sarna <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/02/1997 11:36:45
>Actually, one of Tom Clancy's books mentioned an idea like that --
>matched pairs of CDs of high-quality random numbers used as keys.
>Pop them in the microwave when you're done.
that, i believe, was in "cardinal of the kremlin" and they made the cds
by sampling atmospheric noise and overlaying lots of samples. then the
encryption/decryption key (the cd was used as a otp) was simply an
offset into the cd's data. cute, eh?
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