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 December 9th, 2008

Creating salted hash passwords in C# - 3


Hash values have many uses in computing: for storing password tokens, securing that a file hasn’t been tampered with, or to create a short semi-unique signature for a larger data set. A hash algorithm takes a data set — such as a string — and turns it into a numeric value of a certain length.

This article will go into how to create a hash of your passwords and how salting them makes them more secure.

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