Bouncy Castle Crypto Provider Package version 1.59 now available
Release 1.59 is now out.
Further work has been done on improving the BCJSSE provider and the
vulnerability described in CVE-2017-13098 has been fixed. Most PQC
algorithms can now have their keys stored in BC key stores, the
algorithms GOST3412-2015 and Blake2s have been added, support has been
added for Unified Cofactor EC Diffie-Hellman, and signature algorithm
support has been added for SHA-3. A number of other enhancements and bug
fixes have also been made.
Further details on other additions and bug fixes can be found in the
release notes at:
In other news, work is ongoing for a new book to document all
these APIs as the older one "Beginning Cryptography with Java" is now
out of date. If you are interested, you can follow the progress of the
new book, "Java Cryptography: Tools and Techniques", and sign up for
notifications on it by going to:
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for the APIs please contact us at Crypto Workshop