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SSCC 187 - The cryptography edition [PODCAST]

Sophos expert John Shier sits in for regular presenter Chester Wisniewski in this episode.

John and Paul Ducklin dissect the latest security issues, which were dominated this week by some thorny matters of cryptography.

FreeBSD and the YARNBUG - more trouble at the Random Number Mill

How do you test your random number generator?

How do you determine, in an ordered way, that a sequence of numbers is entirely disordered?

With difficulty!

FreeBSD shutters some servers after SSH key breach

FreeBSD shutters some servers after SSH key breach

FreeBSD has announced a smallish system compromise.

The FreeBSD administrators took a bunch of servers offline to investigate, and published a blow-by-blow account of what they know about the breach so far.