More (mis)understandings of entropy?

Jim Cheetham jim at
Tue Oct 8 02:44:00 BST 2019

This discussion notes that VeraCrypt's latest version "Use Hardware RNG
based on CPU timing jitter "Jitterentropy" by Stephan Mueller as a good
alternative to CPU RDRAND ("

The ycombinator discussion isn't convinced that this is a good idea, and
many people think that Vera Crypt have made a mistake ... so any comments
here would be welcome :-)

Also in typical web style the discussion diverges to the point that we're
identifying Satoshi as Paul Le Roux!

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