Would hashing the result of a regular random number generator produce a cryptographically secure PRNG? For example, would sha1(rand()) effectively be a secure PRNG? Assuming it doesn't, how would ...
I am using randomly generated numbers as session variables to identify the sessions in a PHP application. To make further security proof what ways should I follow?
I was just going through the OWASP's Cheat Sheet for CSRF Prevention. In the Double Submit Cookies method, I saw this the site should generate a (cryptographically strong) pseudorandom value ...
I couldn't find the answer for the reason anywhere, even the wiki page doesn't explain it. This seems like using a PRNG for seeding an another PRNG. The first one (/dev/random) may itself be seeded by ...