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When an undesirably low amount of random data is available. Psuedo Random Number Generators are susceptible to suffering from insufficient entropy when they are initialized because random data may not be available to them yet.
  
 
==Examples ==
 
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When an undesirably low amount of random data is available. Psuedo Random Number Generators are susceptible to suffering from insufficient entropy when they are initialized because random data may not be available to them yet.

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