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Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) #1: RSA Cryptography Specifications Version 2.1

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3447.
Authors Jakob Jonsson , Burt Kaliski
Last updated 2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2002-08-27)
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        RFC 3447

        Title:      Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) #1: RSA
                    Cryptography Specifications Version 2.1
        Author(s):  J. Jonsson, B. Kaliski
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2003
        Pages:      72
        Characters: 143173
        Obsoletes:  2437

        I-D Tag:    draft-jonsson-pkcs1-v2dot1-00.txt


This memo represents a republication of PKCS #1 v2.1 from RSA
Laboratories' Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) series, and
change control is retained within the PKCS process.  The body of this
document is taken directly from the PKCS #1 v2.1 document, with
certain corrections made during the publication process.

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