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Description

The **BinaryMd5** function is used to calculate the **MD5**
hash of a binary string. **MD5** (Message Digest Algorithm 5) is
a widely used cryptographic hash function that produces a 128-bit (16-byte)
hash value. The function takes the binary string as input and returns the **MD5**
hash as a binary string.

Parameters

<binary> | The binary string for which the MD5 hash is to be calculated. |

Return Value

Success: | Returns the MD5 hash of the input binary string as a binary string. |

Failure: | Returns an empty string. |

Remarks

The **MD5** hash is a fixed-length binary string of 16 bytes.

The **MD5** algorithm is commonly used for data integrity checks,
password storage, and fingerprinting purposes.

It is important to note that **MD5** is considered to be a weak
hash function for cryptographic purposes due to its vulnerability to collision
attacks. It is recommended to use more secure hash functions like **SHA-256**
for cryptographic applications.

Related

BinarySha1, BinarySha256, BinarySha384, BinarySha512, BinarySha3Example

Example of usage:

my$bin=(Binary)"Hello World!";say BinaryMd5($bin);// PRINTS// ED76287532E86365E841E92BFC5D8C

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