Digital signature

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Digital signatures are the electronic equivalent of a manual signature which both verify the sender of the message and allow the recipient to check that the message has not been tampered with.

Using public key infrastructure a sender’s private key is used to create the digital signature and the receiver uses the sender’s public key to verify that the signature is authentic.

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