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Should hash salt and public key be a part of cryptographic signature?

This answer merely expands on this comment. is there any good reason to include both salt and public_key as a piece of hash? Reasons to do this include: It's impossible to reuse an existing ...
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Signing a file vs. a manifest of cryptographic hashes

Yes, chaining two secure mechanisms like this works, and is considered secure. If you use a secure hash function, an attacker would not be able to provide a different file and keep the manifest as is. ...
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