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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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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 "...
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Are CryptoKey Objects stored in IndexedDB stored in Plain Text on the users machine?

I'm considering storing a sysmetric encryption key in the form of a CyptoKey Object with extractable set to false in IndexedDB and I was wandering whether this is safe or not. The questions that I ...
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