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Name SHA512 File
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Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1797
Classification Text (Structured)
Description SHA-512 is part of the family of SHA-2 (Secure Hash Algorithm 2), a set of cryptographic hash functions which are designed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). SHA-512 produces a 512-bit (64-byte) hash value, typically rendered as a 128 digits long hexadecimal number. It can be used as a checksum to verify data integrity. The SHA-512 file is a plain text document which contains single or multiple hash values.
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Related file formats None.
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Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Stadtarchiv Hof / Stadtarchiv Hof
Source date 23 Nov 2022
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Last updated 23 Nov 2022
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