C# Secure Hash String

Date Submitted Tue. Sep. 19th, 2006 7:53 PM
Revision 1 of 1
Helper jbplou
Tags CSharp | Security | String
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Generates an 88 character secure hash string for the passed in strings.

                /// <summary>
                /// Generates an SHA type hash of the passed in value and salt.  Hash is 88 characters always
                /// </summary>
                /// <param name="valueToHash">The value for hasing</param>
                /// <param name="salt">SALT for the hash</param>
                /// <returns></returns>
                public static  string SHAHash(string valueToHash, string salt)
                        System.Security.Cryptography.SHA512Managed hasher = new System.Security.Cryptography.SHA512Managed();
                        Byte[] valueToHashAsByte = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(string.Concat(valueToHash, salt));
                        Byte[] returnBytes = hasher.ComputeHash(valueToHashAsByte);
                        return Convert.ToBase64String(returnBytes);

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