ActiveSync III

ActiveSync III Dominic Salemno Introduction In the last segment I went over some basic details regarding the ActiveSync protocol. In this latest in a series, I want to touch on the ability to Sync a folder. Initialization Before the client grabs a list of folders from the server and syncs a particular folder, the client…

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More ActiveSync

More ActiveSync Dominic Michael Salemno Introduction In my previous ActiveSync blog, entitled An ActiveSync Primer, I delved into the basics of the ActiveSync Protocol. This is the second blog in a series intended to thoroughly explain the ActiveSync Protocol. Communications In my previous blog, I stated that ActiveSync uses HTTPS for its communications channel. This…


An ActiveSync Primer

An ActiveSync Primer Dominic Salemno What is ActiveSync? When I speak of ActiveSync, I am speaking in regards to the protocol itself, not the application. In any communications protocol, there is always a purpose for the transmission. In the case of ActiveSync, it provides a means of ensuring that a specific mobile device is consistent…


RC4 CryptoAPI Encryption Password Verification

RC4 CryptoAPI Encryption Password Verification -=- Dominic Salemno -=-   Information security is important in this day and age. The most important core asset of any particular company is their information. Hence, the essential need for cryptography has become more apparent due to the various security breaches that many companies have encountered. Using cryptography, unauthorized…

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