428472 story New Vista Random Numbers to Include NSA Backdoor? 269 269 Posted by ScuttleMonkey on Monday December 17, 2007 @04:33PM from the advice-is-to-never-enable-it.-Ever. dept. Schneier is reporting that Microsoft has added the new Dual_EC-DRBG random-number generator to Vista SP1. This random-number generator is the same one discussed earlier that may have a secret NSA backdoor built into it.