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There are many books that teach beginners how to write secret messages using ciphers. There are
a couple books that teach beginners how to hack ciphers. As far as I can tell, there are no books to
teach beginners how to write programs to hack ciphers. This book fills that gap.

This book is for complete beginners who do not know anything about encryption, hacking, or
cryptog
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ebook, 1, 416 pages
Published 2013
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Oleg
Aug 25, 2014 Oleg rated it liked it
Became boring after a while - skimmed over the second half of the book. Tasks are not challenging from the programming point of view, stronger ciphers' implementation requires you to simply code algorithms which you are not supposed to fully comprehend (e.g. you sort of feel the importance of prime numbers but not quite if your math skills are naive).

I've implemented a universal coding/bruteforcing framework, played with the first few ciphers and lost any intereset. I think I don't enjoy cryptog
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Dave
May 20, 2015 Dave rated it it was amazing
Want to start programming and you're interested in ciphers? Do the following:
1 - Take the weekend off
2 - Watch The Imitation Game
3 - Spend the rest of your time on Als book

Really enjoy all of his books, haven't checked out his last one but I'm sure I'll pick it up soon! He also answered very quickly when I had some problems with his book.
Pash
Jul 22, 2015 Pash rated it it was amazing
Excellent book for beginners and hobbyists because it teaches hands-on python skills while giving enough detail to understand the various codes yet not too technical so as to be overwhelming
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