Encryption and Decryption of Messages on Android using NFC Tags

Andrei Dragan


Working with NFC technology and mobile devices brings a faster and more secure way of doing things like giving out contact information, automating certain tasks or transmitting data, as easy as touching the two. What this article focuses on is the use of NFC tags on the Android platform to store random generated keys and automate the encryption and decryption of messages.


Near Field Communication, Encryption, Android Mobile Devices, Software Security

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