Crypto 101 is an introductory course on cryptography, freely available for programmers of all ages and skill levels.Get current version (PDF) Tweet
Comes with everything you need to understand complete systems such as SSL/TLS: block ciphers, stream ciphers, hash functions, message authentication codes, public key encryption, key agreement protocols, and signature algorithms.
Learn how to exploit common cryptographic flaws, armed with nothing but a little time and your favorite programming language.
Forge administrator cookies, recover passwords, and even backdoor your own random number generator.
DRM-free and available in all common formats:
Crypto 101 started as a presentation at PyCon 2013. It tries to go through all of the major dramatis personae of cryptography to make TLS work in 45 minutes. This book is the natural extension of that, with an extensive focus on breaking cryptography.