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From: brett at (Brett Hutley)
Subject: Attacks based on predictable process IDs??

Folks, does anyone know why predictable process IDs are considered harmful?

I can see that there could be the possibility of a compromise if your
cryptographic PRNGs are seeded using a process ID.

Does anyone know of any other types of attacks?

Cheers, Brett
Brett Hutley [MAppFin,CISSP,SANS GCIH]

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