Learn to use Windows PowerShell to calculate hash checksum values, and automatically compare the output to a given value!
Being interested in security, you can’t help but hear about “hashing” and “file integrity”. I was aware that you can download third party software to calculate file hashes using different algorithms such as SHA256 and MD5, but I wasn’t aware you can do it in Windows PowerShell.
The coolest thing is how simple it is. Keep reading to learn how we do it!