Doug Bedell — April 12, 2016, 7:19 pm

Lotteries Require Luck, and Trust In the Operators

Bruce Schneier comes up with a post that leaves you wondering whom you can trust – not the former security director of the U.S. Multi-State Lottery Association, for example.

That gentleman, Eddie Tipton, Schneier advises, “installed software code that allowed him to predict winning numbers on specific days of the year, investigators allege. The random-number generators had been erased, but new forensic evidence has revealed how the hack was apparently done.”

Read on in Schneier’s post, realizing that winning a lottery may, indeed, involve lots of luck, along with managerial integrity.

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