Using PyCrypto with Spring Crypto/Spring Security Default Encoders

Spring Crypto Encryptor Details The Spring Crypto module is amazing. Secure defaults using standard interfaces really make it a pleasure to use, and with it being full tested and vetted, it also gives a develoepr the warm fuzzy feelings of nice Java security implentation. The standard interface is through the  org.springframework.security.crypto.encrypt.Encryptors class, defined (in version 3.2.0 here (the class API to which this blog post was written in July 2016). Spring Crypto uses AES256 encryption behind the scenes in its out of the box class setup; it's as easy as: In the above code snippet, the password  variable is a passcode, with the salt  variable used to create the AES key. It uses 256 bit encryption with the standard calls (depending on your JRE/Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Setup, make sure to download the appropriate extension ). The default AESBytesEncryptor setup generates a 256 bit key (32 bytes) from a salted iteration done 1024 times. Another th

Rap Marketing Comes to Nerdcore

My friend jake sent me this. jake fancies himself as "j2bb" in his inner ibm web development rap circles.

http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,67970,00.html

It talks about how CS grad students around the nation (with whom i group myself) are creating verses about thier math and thier phat 'Algorythms'.

"MC Plus+ rattles off lines like: "I'm encrypting shit like every single day; sending it across a network in a safe way; protecting messages to make my pay; if you hack me you're guilty under DMCA.""

for once i am speachless. too close to home? you're god damned right.

Comments

Anonymous said…
i am also speechless.
"But it's like this, man -- when you're at the top, there is jealousy and, needless to say, haters are coming at you."
so true.
Matthew said…
Is that guy who calls himself the Tupac of computer science going to die via a drive buy keyboarding anytime soon? Or maybe someone will spam him to death.

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