Questions tagged [web-crypto-api]

The Web Crypto API is a JavaScript standard for cryptographic primitives, allowing web applications to do cryptogarphy in the browser.

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Web Crypto API maturity for JavaScript RSA encryption?

We have been using a JavaScript crypto API to do RSA encryption in the browser. I know all the criticisms on encryption in JavaScript but we have evaluated pros and cons of the solution and the risks ...
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How can Web Crypto API and IndexedDB protect data stored on the client side against user manipulation?

Imagine web apps that are supposed to work with no or only a few interactions with the web server, for example: a browser game in which the player's level and progress are to be saved locally. a game,...
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Does the Web Cryptography API prevent a bad server from slurping cleartext?

Consider a cryptographic web application that relies on hosted JavaScript. This JavaScript could be manipulated server-side by a bad actor, defeating any cryptographic tasks. Namely: private keys ...
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What’s wrong with in-browser cryptography in 2017?

There are many articles in the internet criticising JavaScript cryptography in the browser: "What’s wrong with in-browser cryptography?" by Tony Arcieri "Final post on Javascript crypto" on rdist "...