MD5 on Silverlight

Reid Borsuk, an SDE/T on the CLR security team, has released a fully transparent implementation of the MD5 hash algorithm to the MSDN Code Gallery.  Since the code is entirely transparent, it can be used as part of a Silverlight application that needs to compute MD5 hashes in order to interop with existing code or…

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CryptoConfig

The crypto config schema has been a bit of a hot topic around here lately, specifically around how to modify the CLR’s machine.config to get custom crypto types registered with CryptoConfig. Let’s take a quick look at what CryptoConfig is first, and then we’ll see how to customize its behavior.  CryptoConfig is a type in…

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