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digital signature

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A digital file attached to an email or other electronic document that uses encryption and decryption algorithms to verify the document's origin and contents.

digital signature

n
(Computer Science) computing electronic proof of a person's identity involving the use of encryption; used to authenticate documents
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These keys are most often used by certificate authorities, databases, code signing, and more, to secure critical applications, identities, and sensitive data in an enterprise.
com)-- Audio4fun, one of the leading companies in multimedia processing tools for over 17 years, announced today that its best-selling product, Voice Changer Software Diamond, has a new code signing certificate issued by DigiCert.
com/2017/08/09/apple-stops-signing-ios-10-3-2/) MacRumors learned that Apple has actually terminated code signing for iOS 10.
Suckfly tried stealing code signing certificates from the companies.
At the beginning of 2016 Microsoft changed the way in which Windows enforces Authenticode code signing, meaning that it will not trust any code signed with a SHA-1 code signing certificate timestamped after January 1, 2016.
Better memory security will in no way obviate the need for the sound practices of code signing and measurement.
There is a chapter each on the following: advanced Swing, especially its tree, table, list, text components, and progress indicators; advanced features of AWT and the Java 2D API; streams and files; parsing and writing XML files; networking; database programming; internationalization; JavaBeans; program security including the use of certificates, digital signatures, user authentication, code signing, and encryption; scripting engines and the compiler API, specifically how to find and use scripting engines within a Java program and how to use the compiler API to create dynamic Java code respectively.
It had access to the Adobe code signing service, so the criminals could put in requests to have their malware certified as legitimate.
Compared to Apple's iOS, Google's rival in the mobile OS war, Android still doesn't support code signing - a security step which authenticates the software author and the integrity of the executable code through a digital signature - something that has been present in iOS since a long time.
Central license management support allows the central configuration of CodeArmor Intelligence detection and reporting capabilities and code signing support for Mac OS X applications allows software vendors to use CodeArmor Intelligence to detect misuse of code signed application files.
Nasdaq: SYMC) has announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSignEoACAOs (Nasdaq: VRSN) identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal, the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service and the VIP Fraud Detection Service (FDS).
According to the company, Microsoft will use VeriSign Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates and VeriSign Code Signing Certificates to safeguard cloud-based services and applications developed and deployed on the Windows Azure platform.