OpenPGP for Java – updates May 2013

Below you can see a short list of  the recent updates in DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java.

[*] : Bug
[+] : New
[-] : Removed
[!] : Modification

Version 2.6.1.2

Release date: May 05 2013

[*] Improved the performance and memory footprint of the cleanup logic for corrupted ASCII armour keys.
It was causing a java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space error in a web application environment with multiple concurrent connections.

Version 2.6.1.1
Release date: April 10 2013

Changes in package com.didisoft.pgp
[!] improved cleanup logic for corrupted ASCII armour keys

[+] KeyStore.getKey(userId) – returns a KeyPairInformation for a key with a given User Id or Hexadecimal Key Id
[+] KeyStore.getKey(keyId) – returns a KeyPairInformation for a key with a given Key Id
[!] KeyStore.listKeys – now returns array of KeyPairInformation objects (same as getKeys())

At the moment we are actively working on implementing OpenPGP Elliptic curve cryptography support and if everything goes as planned it will be released the next month.

The DidiSoft team.