Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python: A beginners guide to cryptography and computer programming with Python

This book teaches you how to write your own cipher programs and also the hacking programs that can break the encrypted messages from these ciphers.

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Cryptography
Python

**Publication date**: 14 Apr 2013

**ISBN-10**:
1482614375

**ISBN-13**:
9781482614374

**Paperback**:
436 pages

**Views**: 5,162

**Type**: Book

**Publisher**:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

**License**:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported

**Post time**: 18 Apr 2016 11:00:00

Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python: A beginners guide to cryptography and computer programming with Python

This book teaches you how to write your own cipher programs and also the hacking programs that can break the encrypted messages from these ciphers.

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Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python not only teaches you how to write in secret ciphers with paper and pencil. This book teaches you how to write your own cipher programs and also the hacking programs that can break the encrypted messages from these ciphers. Unfortunately, the programs in this book won’t get the reader in trouble with the law (or rather, fortunately) but it is a guide on the basics of both cryptography and the Python programming language. Instead of presenting a dull laundry list of concepts, this book provides the source code to several fun programming projects for adults and young adults.

Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python not only teaches you how to write in secret ciphers with paper and pencil. This book teaches you how to write your own cipher programs and also the hacking programs that can break the encrypted messages from these ciphers. Unfortunately, the programs in this book won’t get the reader in trouble with the law (or rather, fortunately) but it is a guide on the basics of both cryptography and the Python programming language. Instead of presenting a dull laundry list of concepts, this book provides the source code to several fun programming projects for adults and young adults.

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