Cryptographic Services in Silverlight

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In Silverlight, the System.Security.Cryptography namespace contains classes that enable you to perform symmetric cryptography, create hashes and digital signatures, and provide random number generation. This section describes how to generate hash codes and digital signatures.

For an overview of cryptography in the .NET Framework, see Cryptographic Services in the .NET Framework documentation.

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