How To Check or Verify File Integrity

The best way to verify file integrity (i.e. large file downloaded from internet) is to use Checksum/Hash and check if matches.

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If you are looking for a specific file when you know its md5 checksum it’s possible to find it even if was renamed or moved with a simple script like this. Sometimes Malware or Virus are identified¬†by their hash/checksum.

 

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