BouncyCastle 1.8.9

The Bouncy Castle Crypto package is a C# implementation of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, it was developed by the Legion of the Bouncy Castle, a registered Australian Charity, with a little help! The Legion, and the latest goings on with this package, can be found at []( In addition to providing basic cryptography algorithms, the package also provides support for CMS, TSP, X.509 certificate generation and a variety of other standards such as OpenPGP.

Install-Package BouncyCastle -Version 1.8.9
dotnet add package BouncyCastle --version 1.8.9
<PackageReference Include="BouncyCastle" Version="1.8.9" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add BouncyCastle --version 1.8.9
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: BouncyCastle, 1.8.9"
For F# scripts that support #r syntax, copy this into the source code to reference the package.

Release Notes

Defects Fixed
The TimeStampToken generator is now using PkcsObjectIdentifiers.IdAASigningCertificateV2 for the generating SigningCertificateV2.
Additional Features and Functionality
Added CSHAKE digest and KMAC.
Added support for PKCS#5 Scheme 2 to Pkcs12Store.
Improved performance for GCM.


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.8.9 80,096 1/5/2021 1,060,711 4/8/2020
1.8.5 3,263,752 3/25/2019
1.8.4 942,943 11/2/2018 1,189,566 10/2/2018
1.8.2 1,950,483 4/14/2018
1.8.1 6,496,768 4/26/2016
1.7.0 2,860,183 4/30/2011