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Intel is in big trouble

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1 year ago#1
http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/12/we-cannot-trust-intel-and-vias-chip-based-crypto-freebsd-developers-say/
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1 year ago#2
The open source crowd forgot their tinfoil hats again
1 year ago#3
Intel=FINISHED
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1 year ago#4
Not really... BSD, especially freeBSD is the operating system focused on security. They basically wrote a work around to help make sure the results are truly random.
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1 year ago#5
A company called "free Blue Screen of Death" doesnt like Intel? What?.
1 year ago#6
It's kind of funny. The FOSS community makes a big deal about trustworthy, open code, but it's all for nothing if you can't even trust the hardware to run your code as you intended.
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1 year ago#7
AMD = Finished.


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Oh, wait...
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1 year ago#8
MarceloSampaio posted...
AMD = Finished.


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Oh, wait...


Sadly, your quote is very true.
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1 year ago#9
Don't really see how this affects Intel in the slightest. Crypto won't trust their hardware-based random number generator to truly be random, okay, but it's not as if won't still run on their chips.
1 year ago#10
All they are going to do is use a different way of generating random numbers, Intel might just see some shift of their sales from enterprise CPU's down to consumer end.

Not a big deal in reality.
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