Attacking the Linux PRNG on Android & Embedded Devices

Android is the most prevalent Linux-based mobile operating system on the market today. Many features of the platform security (such as Address Space Layout Randomization (ALSR), stack protection, key generation, etc.) are based on values provided by the Linux PseudoRandom Number Generator (LPRNG) and weaknesses in the LPRNG could therefore directly affect platform security.

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