Method for securely distributing a conditional use private key to a trusted entity on a remote system

  • US 5,991,399 A
  • Filed: 12/18/1997
  • Issued: 11/23/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of securely distributing data comprising:

  • generating an asymmetric key pair having a public key and a private key;

    encrypting predetermined data with the generated public key; and

    building an executable tamper resistant key module identified for a selected program, the executable tamper resistant key module including the generated private key and the encrypted predetermined data.

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