GATE | GATE-CS-2016 (Set 2) | Question 33

Anarkali digitally signs a message and sends it to Salim. Verification of the signature by Salim requires

(A) Anarkali’s public key.
(B) Salim’s public key.
(C) Salim’s private key.
(D) Anarkali’s private key.


Answer: (A)

Explanation: Sender uses its private key to digitally sign a document. Receiver uses public key of sender to verify. So option A is correct.


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