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hash

[hash]
(computer science)
Data which are obviously meaningless, caused by human mistakes or computer malfunction. Also known as garbage; gibberish.
(electricity)
Electric noise produced by the contacts of a vibrator or by the brushes of a generator or motor.
(electronics)
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hash

(character)

hash

(programming)

hash

(3)
The preferred term for a Perl associative array.
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hash

(1) The number sign (#). See hashtag and number sign.

(2) See hash value, hash total and cryptographic hash function.
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The new API functionality allows customers to import a list of malicious hashes from a variety of sources, including US-CERT, making it possible to look for bad file hashes across a large number of endpoints using a forensic approach.
If the two hashes match, then the user can be authenticated."
Perceptual hashes are fingerprints designed for content recognition and identification of copyrighted content such as images, audio, video clips.
The hashes that were used to mask the real passwords were so-called unsalted SHA-1 hashes.
Malcolm Murphy, (Hash name "Little Big Horn") said "Hashing is a great way to ease or jog your body around the countryside in the vain hope that after an hour you will find a pub!" For more information on forthcoming Hashes and some lively photographs look online at www.spah3.co.uk
In addition to the Sunday hashes, members of the Sofia hash gather socially every Thursday evening at the Irish Harp pub in Sofia, starting at about 8pm.