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Old 05-26-2008, 07:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I see the BB manager seeds a random number generator. What is the functionality of that?
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Its used to randomly generate encryption keys based on mouse movements.
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OK, but what purpose do they serve? And believe it or not, I searched under "random number", went through three pages of posts and found no answers, otherwise I would have not asked.

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OK, but what purpose do they serve? And believe it or not, I searched under "random number", went through three pages of posts and found no answers, otherwise I would have not asked.
What purpose do the encryption keys serve? Isn't that sort of obvious?
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Guess not, or why would I have asked? I used to just use the VZacess Manager route to go on the web with the tethered modem. So I was not as secure not using the BB Manager? I really just want to know. Thanks
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