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  • 25.Sep.09
    Creating RSA keys security | rafacas | (0)
    RSA is an algorithm for public-key cryptography. Its advantage is that it does not require the initial exchange of secret keys unlike symmetric key algorithms. Each user has a pair of keys, one for encryption (the public key) and another one for decryption (the private key). The private key is kept in secret while the public key may be widely distributed. OpenSSL is usually the tool used for creating an RSA key pair (the public and private ones). $ openssl genrsa -out key.pem 1024 Generating RSA private key, 1024 bit long modulus ............................................++++++ .....++++++ e is 65537 (0x10001) This command creates a 1024-bit key pair and ...