Re: Problem with pkcs #7

You wrote on Tue, 10 Oct 2006 05:53:02 -0700:

sc> Just for my knowledge as I am studying security stuff. What is this
sc> PKCS or PKCS#7 is all about. AS Ic could read in that post it is based
sc> on signature creation and verification right ?

PKCS#7 is the format for storing signed and/or encrypted data. It is a complex format, much more than what simple signing does. Of course, sometimes it's possible to employ just RSA or DSA signing, but in most cases this is not enough.

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