Ethereum Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Notes
This free book is a collection of tutorials and notes on Ethereum and blockchain. Topics include Blockchain, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Mining, MetaMask, Wallet. 2018-03-11, 251👍, 1💬
What Is DER (Distinguished Encoding Rules) Encoding?
This section describes the DER (Distinguished Encoding Rules) - A binary format of encoding a data value of any data types including nested data structures. 2017-03-30, 6301👍, 3💬
DsaSignatureGenerator.java - Generating DSA Digital Signature
This section provides tutorial example on how to generate a digital signature for a message file with a DSA private key using the SHA1withDSA algorithm. 2017-03-13, 2926👍, 5💬
Viewing Certificate Path
This section provides a tutorial example on how to view certificate path when visiting an 'https' Web site in IE 9. The top certificate in a certificate path is the CA certificate, which is trusted automatically. 2017-01-31, 478👍, 1💬
Using MD5 Message Digest in Java
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use MD5 message digest algorithm in Java. The JDK JCE package offers the MD5 algorithm through a generic message digest class, javax.security.MessageDigest. 2017-01-27, 137👍, 2💬
What is CFB (Cipher FeedBack) Operation Mode?
This section describes what is CFB (Cipher FeedBack) Operation Mode - each plaintext block is XORed with the encrypted version of the ciphertext of the previous block to be the ciphertext block. 2017-01-13, 1572👍, 3💬
RsaKeyGenerator.java for RSA Key Generation
This section describes the initial draft of a RSA public key and private key generation implementation using the java.math.BigInteger class. 2017-01-05, 1361👍, 2💬
MD5 Message Digest Algorithm Overview
This section describes the MD5 algorithm - a 5-step process of padding of '1000...', appending message length, dividing as 512-bit blocks, initializing 4 buffers, and 4-round of hashing each block. 2016-11-21, 6508👍, 6💬
RSA Public Key Encryption Algorithm
This section describes the RSA public key encryption algorithm. Generating public and private keys used in RSA encryption requires two large prime numbers. 2016-11-21, 120👍, 1💬
DES Encryption Operation Modes
This chapter provides tutorial examples and notes about DES encryption operation modes. Topics include how different blocks of plaintext can be coupled together to improve the strength of the DES encryption algorithm; ECB (Electronic CodeBook), CBC (Cipher Block Chaining), CFB (Cipher FeedBack), and... 2016-11-12, 353👍, 1💬
SHA1 Mesasge Digest Algorithm
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on the SHA1 message digest algorithm. Topics include SHA1 algorithm overview; using SHA1 in Java, PHP, and Perl. 2016-11-05, 1368👍, 5💬
What Is Block Cipher?
This section describes what is block cipher - An encryption scheme in which 'the clear text is broken up into blocks of fixed length, and encrypted one block at a time'. 2016-09-26, 265👍, 1💬
"keytool" Exporting Certificates in DER and PEM
This section provides a tutorial example on how to export certificates in DER and PEM format using the 'keytool -exportcert' command. 2016-06-27, 16829👍, 2💬
"openssl pkcs8" Converting Keys to PKCS#8 Format
This section provides a tutorial example on how to convert a private key file from the traditional format into PKCS#8 format using the 'openssl pkcs8' command. Keys can still be encoded with DER or PEM with or without DES encryption in PKCS#8 format. 2016-04-12, 4350👍, 1💬
Certificate X.509 Standard and DER/PEM Formats
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on certificate content standard and file formats. Topics include X.509 standard for certificate content; DER encoding for certificate binary file format; PEM encoding for certificate text file format; exchanging certificates in DER and PEM forma... 2016-04-10, 130👍, 1💬
Summary - Migrating "keystore" Keys to "OpenSSL"
This section describes high level steps on how to migrate a private key generated in a JKS (Java KeyStore) file to an 'OpenSSL' key file. The key step is to convert a JKS file into a PKCS#12 file with 'keytool'. 2016-04-09, 102👍, 1💬
"keytool" Importing Certificates in DER and PEM
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use 'keytool' to import certificates in DER and PEM formats generated by 'OpenSSL' into 'keystore' files. 2016-04-01, 11193👍, 1💬
This section provides a list of supported character encodings supported in Java. The list is generat...
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use SHA1 message digest algorithm in Java. The JD...
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use 'keytool' to import certificates in DER and P...
This section describes a tutorial on how to play DAT files directly with Windows Media Player.
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use the 'keytool -export' command to export certi...