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December 26, 2012
Cryptography Engineering Available as an eBook
Finally, Cryptography Engineering is available as an ebook. Even better, it's today's deal of the day at O'Reilly: $27.50 (50% off) and no copy protection. (The discount won't show until you add the book to your cart.)
Posted on December 26, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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Thank you for the blog post. I didn't get an email from them, so I'm very glad I didn't miss this one.
No DRM? That takes all the challenge out of applying what you learn from this e-book...
Even after the reported studies by Diego Aranha and the information disclosure exploited by Sergio Freitas, Brazil is still portrayed as the biggest example on how electronic voting can be 100% secure and tamper-proof. A 19 year old hacker, not only demonstrated how elections could be rigged, but admitted on doing so together with a small group, and even pointed at who was benefited from this.
This book is still cited as reference in all the online MIT courses i've taken. Some of the android and ios devs making crypto sms and full disc encryption should've read this.. there's still a few apps listed that aren't properly using random pools thus useless crypto
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