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MessageAuthenticationCode Class Referenceabstract base class for message authentication codes.
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|virtual ||~MessageAuthenticationCode ()|
abstract base class for message authentication codes.
The main differences between a MAC and an hash function (in terms of programmatic interface) is that a MAC is keyed, and that calculating a MAC for the same message twice may produce two different results so verifying a MAC may not be simply recalculating it and doing a bitwise comparison.
Definition at line 242 of file cryptlib.h.
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