net.rim.device.api.crypto
Interface PseudoRandomSource

All Known Implementing Classes:
ARC4PseudoRandomSource, CTRPseudoRandomSource, FIPS186PseudoRandomSource, OFBPseudoRandomSource, P1363KDF1PseudoRandomSource, PKCS1MGF1PseudoRandomSource, PKCS5KDF1PseudoRandomSource, PKCS5KDF2PseudoRandomSource, RFC2631KDFPseudoRandomSource, SPKMKDFPseudoRandomSource, X942KDFPseudoRandomSource, X963KDFPseudoRandomSource

public interface PseudoRandomSource

PseudoRandomSource is an interface that represents a pseudo-random number generator (PRNG). A PRNG expands a finite length seed into an arbitrarily long stream of pseudo-random bytes.

Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

Method Summary
Category: Signed  String getAlgorithm()
          Returns the name of the algorithm, eg "X963KDF".
Category: Signed  int getAvailable()
          Returns the number of pseudo random bytes currently available.
Category: Signed  void getBytes(byte[] buffer)
          Generates random bytes, filling the given buffer entirely.
Category: Signed  void getBytes(byte[] buffer, int offset, int length)
          Inserts random bytes into the given buffer starting at the specified array offset.
Category: Signed  byte[] getBytes(int length)
          Generates a specified length of random bytes, returning them as a byte array of exactly that size.
Category: Signed  int getMaxAvailable()
          Returns the maximum number of pseudo random bytes that this PRNG can produce.
Category: Signed  void xorBytes(byte[] buffer)
          Exclusive-OR's (xor) random bytes into the given buffer.
Category: Signed  void xorBytes(byte[] buffer, int offset, int length)
          Exclusive-OR's (xor) random bytes into the given buffer starting at the specified array offset.
Category: Signed  void xorBytes(byte[] data, int dataOffset, int dataLength, byte[] buffer, int bufferOffset)
          Copies the bytes of the given data into the given buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.
Category: Signed  byte[] xorCopy(byte[] data)
          Copies the bytes of the given data into a new buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.
Category: Signed  byte[] xorCopy(byte[] data, int offset, int length)
          Copies the bytes of the given data into a new buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.
 



Method Detail

getAlgorithm

String getAlgorithm()
Returns the name of the algorithm, eg "X963KDF".

Returns:
A String representing the name of the algorithm.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

xorBytes

void xorBytes(byte[] buffer,
              int offset,
              int length)
              throws CryptoTokenException
Exclusive-OR's (xor) random bytes into the given buffer starting at the specified array offset.

Parameters:
buffer - The buffer to xor the bytes into.
offset - The starting offset, or initial bit position, of the data within the buffer.
length - The number of bytes to xor.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

xorBytes

void xorBytes(byte[] buffer)
              throws CryptoTokenException
Exclusive-OR's (xor) random bytes into the given buffer.

Parameters:
buffer - The buffer to be xor'ed with the random bytes.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

xorBytes

void xorBytes(byte[] data,
              int dataOffset,
              int dataLength,
              byte[] buffer,
              int bufferOffset)
              throws CryptoTokenException
Copies the bytes of the given data into the given buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.

Parameters:
data - The array containing the data to xor.
dataOffset - The starting offset, or initial position, of the data within the buffer.
dataLength - The number of bytes to xor.
buffer - The buffer to xor the bytes into.
offset - The starting offset, or initial bit position, of the data within the buffer.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

xorCopy

byte[] xorCopy(byte[] data)
               throws CryptoTokenException
Copies the bytes of the given data into a new buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.

Parameters:
data - The data to be xor'ed.
Returns:
The xor'ed byte array.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

xorCopy

byte[] xorCopy(byte[] data,
               int offset,
               int length)
               throws CryptoTokenException
Copies the bytes of the given data into a new buffer, and then exclusive-OR's random bytes into the copy.

Parameters:
data - The array containing the data to xor.
offset - The starting offset, or initial position, of the data within the buffer.
length - The number of bytes to xor.
Returns:
The xor'ed byte array.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getBytes

void getBytes(byte[] buffer,
              int offset,
              int length)
              throws CryptoTokenException
Inserts random bytes into the given buffer starting at the specified array offset.

Parameters:
buffer - The array to hold the bytes.
offset - The starting offset, or initial bit position, of the data within the buffer.
length - The number of bytes to get.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getBytes

byte[] getBytes(int length)
                throws CryptoTokenException
Generates a specified length of random bytes, returning them as a byte array of exactly that size.

Parameters:
length - The number of random bytes to generate.
Returns:
A new byte array containing the random bytes.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getBytes

void getBytes(byte[] buffer)
              throws CryptoTokenException
Generates random bytes, filling the given buffer entirely.

Parameters:
buffer - The array to fill with random bytes.
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if the available random bytes are exhausted.
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getAvailable

int getAvailable()
                 throws CryptoTokenException
Returns the number of pseudo random bytes currently available.

For PRNG sources that have an indefinite length but implement this interface, the value returned is Integer.MAX.

Returns:
An integer that represents the number of bytes.
Throws:
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getMaxAvailable

int getMaxAvailable()
                    throws CryptoTokenException
Returns the maximum number of pseudo random bytes that this PRNG can produce.

For PRNG sources that have an indefinite length but implement this interface, the value returned is Integer.MAX.

Returns:
An integer that specifies the maximum number of random bytes that can be produced.
Throws:
CryptoTokenException - Thrown when a problem occurs with a crypto token or the crypto token is invalid.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0





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