Cryptographic hash functions
For non-cryptographic hash functions, see Error detection and correction.
Formats and protocols
- OpenSSL salted format
- Silent Circle Instant Messaging Protocol
Digital rights management (DRM)
- Content Scramble System (used on DVDs)
See also Security for information on digital certificates and electronic signing. Various other formats, including compression, archiving, and filesystem formats, may support encryption as a built-in feature or through plug-ins.
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Code breaking, bugs, and back doors
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