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Encryption vs. Hashing

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Encryptionnoun

(cryptography) The process of obscuring information to make it unreadable without special knowledge, key files, or passwords.

Hashingnoun

A social, non-competitive sport in which participants of a hash run use clues to follow a hash trail.

Encryptionnoun

(cryptography) A ciphertext, a cryptogram, an encrypted value. Usually used with the preposition "of" followed by the value that is hidden in it.

Encryptionnoun

the process of converting messages in ordinary language, or other information into a secret coded form that cannot be interpreted without knowing the secret method for interpretation, called the key.

Encryptionnoun

the activity of converting from plain text into code

Encryption

In cryptography, encryption is the process of encoding information. This process converts the original representation of the information, known as plaintext, into an alternative form known as ciphertext.

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