Provides a way to encrypt or hash data (or both) by using the same algorithms and key values that are used for ASP.NET forms authentication and view state.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
Obsolete. Decodes and/or validates data that has been encrypted or provided with a hash-based message authentication code (HMAC).
Obsolete. Encrypts data and/or appends a hash-based message authentication code (HMAC).
Protects the specified data by encrypting or signing it.
Unprotects the specified data, which was protected by the Protect method.
The data to encrypt, hash, decrypt, or validate does not exist
TheAPIs should only be used in an ASP.NET app. Behavior of the MachineKey APIs outside the context of an ASP.NET application is undefined
Available since 4.0
Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.