Tag: Cipher

NSA and GCHQ unlock privacy and security on the internet


US and British intelligence agencies have successfully cracked much of the online encryption relied upon by hundreds of millions of people to protect the privacy of their personal data, online transactions and emails, according to top-secret documents revealed by former

REVIEW: Cryptography Decrypted


by H. X. Mel/Doris Baker, 2001, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. , 352 p. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The book seems to be rather ambitious, since the preface says that it is addressed to any (and therefore all) audience(s), without any limitation on the stated

Review: Handbook of Applied Cryptography


by Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot, Scott A. Vanstone. CRC Press ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Scenario CRC Press has been building a series of books on discrete mathematics and its applications. Doug Stinson wrote the theory book on cryptography (Cryptography: