OpenPGP Library for Java v3.1.3.6 with a critical bugfix

Today has been released version 3.1.3.6 of DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java which provides a critical bug fix. The bug prevents decrypting .pgp data that was encrypted and compressed with the BZip-2 algorithm. The error message thrown in such cases is: “com.didisoft.pgp.PGPException: I/O problem with stream: java.io.IOException: Not a BZIP2 marked stream : Not a BZIP2 marked stream […]

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GnuPG 2.2.8 compatibility with Java

Recent changes in GnuPG version 2.2.8 in response to the EFAIL attack reject all encrypted data that don’t have Modification Detection Code (MDC) packet. In order to address this as of version 3.1.3.2 DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java exposes a new property in the PGPLib class: PGPLib.isIntegrityProtectArchives() PGPLib.setIntegrityProtectArchives(boolean)PGPLib.isIntegrityProtectArchives() PGPLib.setIntegrityProtectArchives(boolean) Example usage: PGPLib pgp = new […]

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Weird symbols in emails to BlackBerry clients

Sending PGP/MIME emails to BlackBerry clients may lead to weird symbols in front of given special characters. This is a hard to be solved bug as it has nothing to do with OpenPGP. The OpenPGP messages created with DidiSoft OpenPGP Library for Java and OpenPGP Library for Android are correct and identical when decrypted up to […]

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Exchanging encrypted data with Bank of America

Bank of America accepts OpenPGP encrypted files from its clients. Unfortunately in the official technical documentation that they provide it is not very clear how to create the proper format which they will accept. In order to easy you we will show bellow a small code snippet that will illustrate how to create such encrypted file […]

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