A hash value is
|“||a unique multi-character number that is associated with a computer file. Some computer scientists compare a hash value to an electronic fingerprint in that each file has a unique hash value.||”|
|“||[a] numeric value resulting from applying a mathematical algorithm against a set of data such as a file.||”|
- ↑ United States v. Cartier, 2007 WL 319648, at *1 (D.N.D. Jan. 30, 2007).
- ↑ NICCS, Explore Terms: A Glossary of Common Cybersecurity Terminology (full-text).