28 Oct '11, 2pm

New Intel random number generator. "Teetering is a feature not a bug"

Imagine that it's 1995 and you're about to make your very first online purchase. You open your Netscape browser, sipping coffee as the home page slowly loads. You then navigate to Amazon.com, a new online bookstore your friend told you about. As you proceed to make your purchase and enter your payment information, the address your browser points to changes from one starting with "http" to one that begins with "https." That signals that your computer has established an encrypted connection with Amazon's server. This allows you to send credit card information to the server without worrying that an identity thief will intercept the transmission. Unfortunately, your first online transaction was doomed from the start: It will soon be discovered that the supposedly secure transfer protocol your browser just followed wasn't very secure after all. The problem was that the secret k...

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