Showing posts with label Java. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Java. Show all posts

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Details on the Android JCA PRNG Flaws


Recently some bitcoin wallets suffered an attack that made use of a critical flaw in the way Java's Cryptography Architecture is implemented in Android. The following post discusses some of the technical details of the flaw by interpreting the code that causes the issue.

UPDATE: A more up to scratch attempt at explaining the vulnerability can be found here http://blog.k3170makan.com/2013/08/more-details-on-android-jca-prng-flaw.html