Archive for the ‘security’ Category

Cracking DES

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005

For the full story on DES, see Cracking DES: Secrets of Encryption Research, Wiretap Politics, and Chip Design.

Big Crypto News

Wednesday, February 16th, 2005

From Bruce Schneier’s weblog: SHA-1 has been broken. Two weeks from now we’ll be talking about hash functions. By that time it may be confirmed, and we’ll talk about the implications.

Linear and Differential Cryptanalysis Tutorial

Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

On Thursday, we’ll be talking about cryptanalysis. I’ll give you an overview of the linear and differential techniques, but if you want to know more, check out A Tutorial on Linear and Differential Cryptanalysis by Howard M. Keys.

Handbook of Applied Cryptography

Sunday, February 6th, 2005

Another reference book available free on the Internet is the Handbook of Applied Cryptography from CRC Press.

Army Cryptanalysis Field Manual

Sunday, February 6th, 2005

This is interesting… a copy of a US Army Field Manual for Cryptanalysis. (via Slashdot)