TLS: Transport Layer Security protocol It is the transport layer protocol used. other values can be SSLv3 etc. DHE: Diffie-Hellman public/private key algorithm Used for session key exchange RSA: RSA certificate Certificate AES: AES 128 bit encryption Algorithm used to encrypt the data CBC: ??? AES will be used in CBC mode. CBC is a way to make the hackers life more difficult SHA: SHA harsh method A hash algorithm used to provide data integrity. It will calculate the checksum for the message and append the checksum to the end of the message.
Nicholas, SHA: Secure Hash Algorithm - an improvement on DES? SHA is improvement on MD5. I would say AES is improvement on DES.
Joined: Sep 17, 2006
Originally posted by Aryan Khan:
CBC: ??? ...( snip )... Nicholas, SHA: Secure Hash Algorithm - an improvement on DES? SHA is improvement on MD5. I would say AES is improvement on DES.
My bad, original poster to note the work must be constantly reviewed.