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Maven repository

January 17th, 2017

After years finally we’ve made the step to offer a private Maven repository for DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java. The traditional way of downloading new versions from our customers’ section will remain as well but for development teams that rely on Maven as build tool, switching to a newer version of the library will be […]

Long Hex Key ID’s in OpenPGP Library for Java

September 8th, 2016

In relation to the recent threats related to faking Linus Torvalds’ public key by providing a key with the same lower 4 bytes of the Key ID (the same short hexadecimal key ID) we have updated DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java to provide full support to long key ID’s. What is a short Key ID A […]

OpenPGP Library for Java 3.1.1 has been released

March 14th, 2016

DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java version 3.1.1 has been released. This version brings improved speed for generating Diffie-Hellman (DH/DSS) keys, ability to add and remove sub keys and a new KeyStore.importKey method. Speed of DH/DSS key creation Till now by default the time needed for generating an ElGamal  (Diffie-Hellman) based OpenPGP key with the library was impractically […]

OpenPGP for Java version 3.1 was released

September 18th, 2015

DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java version 3.1 was released today. New way to check digital signatures The major change in this release is a new way to check the outcome of OpenPGP digital signatures verification and the introduction of a new enum com.didisoft.pgp.SignatureCheckResult /** Represents the result of an OpenPGP signature check */ public enum SignatureCheckResult […]

Announcing OpenPGP Library for Java 3.0.0

January 23rd, 2015

Today has been released version 3.0.0 of DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java. Why version 3.0? The major version number change is made due to two main things: 1) The library no longer needs the Unlimited JCE (Java Cryptography Extensions) policy files. This means that from now on the library can be used in any application […]

Announcing OraPGP

December 5th, 2014

Announcing DidiSoft OraPGP, a package of PL/SQL functions for the Oracle(c) Database platform version 11 and 12 offering OpenPGP cryptography functions. The package conforms to the OpenPGP standard RFC 4880 and RFC 6637, with compatibility to the older standard RFC 1991. The package is licensed per server and also an Enterprise wide license is available, which […]

OpenPGP Library for Java version 2.7 has been released

October 6th, 2014

Today has been released version 2.7.0 of DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java. This version was migrated to the latest version of the BouncyCastle JAR files (1.51), but if you have dependencies in your project that require older version of BouncyCastle, you can still migrate to the new version, because the library ships with pre-built JARs […]

OpenPGP Library for Java v2.6.6.0 has been released

May 11th, 2014

Dear friends, We are happy to announce that version of DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java has been released. Existing customers can download the updated version from our customers’ section located at What’s new in this version? PGP 2.x comaptibility This version provides a setter method that modifies the behavior of the PGPLib class and […]

OpenPGP Library for Java v.2.6.5 provides access to OpenPGP key servers

March 6th, 2014

Today has been released DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java version The main thing that this new version provides is the ability to exchange keys with OpenPGP key servers. Detailed examples can be found in: Communicating with LDAP OpenPGP key servers Communicating with HKP HTTP key servers In the near future we are also planning to […]

OpenPGP Library for Java Roadmap 2014

January 3rd, 2014

Another year has passed and the New Year 2014 is waiting for our plans to extend DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java with new features. Below is a short list of the main additions that we are planning to release this year. First Quarter of the year (Q1): Support for exchanging keys with OpenPGP key servers. […]