Provides a Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) implementation of the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) for 512-bit hash values.
Assembly: System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: MayLeakOnAbort. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.
This algorithm is for hashing only and does not provide any encryption or decryption. It uses the BCrypt (BestCrypt) layer CNG.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008