Re: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-19 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Sun, 18 Dec 2005 21:56:11 -0600, Travis H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: solinym Anytime someone wants to rewrite a C library in a language solinym less prone to buffer overflows, I'm totally for it. Some say solinym that it's not the library, it's the programmer, but

Re: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-19 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Mon, 19 Dec 2005 01:19:37 -0600, Travis H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: solinym On 12/19/05, Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: solinym C has three really strong points: solinym solinym - portability. It's one of the most wide-spread

Re: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-19 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Mon, 19 Dec 2005 03:12:16 -0600, Travis H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: solinym On 12/19/05, Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: solinym unsigned char foo[8]; solinym solinym (no, it isn't fool proof, but close enough after 1 second solinym

[ANNOUNCE] OpenSSL version 0.9.7i released

2005-10-15 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
OpenSSL version 0.9.7i released === OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS http://www.openssl.org/ OpenSSL 0.9.7h caused crashes when the shared libcrypto was upgraded. This release fixes that problem. For those who want or have to stay

[ANNOUNCE] OpenSSL 0.9.8 released

2005-07-05 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
OpenSSL version 0.9.8 released == OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS http://www.openssl.org/ The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of version 0.9.8 of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new OpenSSL

[ANNOUNCE] OpenSSL 0.9.8 beta 6 released

2005-06-21 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
OpenSSL version 0.9.8 Beta 6 (FINAL!) = OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS http://www.openssl.org/ OpenSSL is currently in a release cycle. The sixth beta is now released. The beta release is available for download via HTTP and FTP

[ANNOUNCE] OpenSSL 0.9.8 beta 5 released

2005-06-13 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
OpenSSL version 0.9.8 Beta 5 OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS http://www.openssl.org/ OpenSSL is currently in a release cycle. The fifth beta is now released. The beta release is available for download via HTTP and FTP from the following

Re: RSA Implementation in C language

2004-12-01 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Tue, 30 Nov 2004 10:16:11 -0500, Trei, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: ptrei Admittedly somewhat old and creaky, but try Googling ptrei RSAREF. I don't know where that stands for IP rights ptrei (presumably we still have copyright), bout for ptrei research it's a

Re: Certificate serial number generation algorithms

2004-10-11 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Sun, 10 Oct 2004 18:16:21 -0700, Eric Rescorla [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: ekr Does anyone know the details of the certificate generation ekr algorithms used by various CAs? Variants I've heard of are: - A simple counter starting at 0 (well, actually, I know this

Re: dual-use digital signature [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2004-07-26 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] on Sun, 25 Jul 2004 13:41:56 -0600, Anne Lynn Wheeler [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: lynn At 07:07 PM 7/24/2004, Peter Gutmann wrote: lynn A depressing number of CAs generate the private key themselves lynn and mail out to the client. This is another type of PoP, the lynn

Re: Fundraising for OpenSSL development

2004-07-12 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
[ This is a reminder, prompted by the fact that two individuals dug into their wallets and made a small contribution each. I've also heard from a few people who are talking with their management, so far without too much else happening. Through this, I want to make it clear that small