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Cracking codes with Python : an introduction to building and breaking ciphers, by Al Sweigart

Label
Cracking codes with Python : an introduction to building and breaking ciphers
Title
Cracking codes with Python
Title remainder
an introduction to building and breaking ciphers
Statement of responsibility
by Al Sweigart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Presents a crash course in Python programming, followed by instructions for making, testing, and hacking classic cipher programs, from the Caesar cipher to public key cryptography and the RSA cipher"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sweigart, Al
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Data encryption (Computer science)
  • Python (Computer program language)
  • Computer security
  • Hacking
Label
Cracking codes with Python : an introduction to building and breaking ciphers, by Al Sweigart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Making paper cryptography tools -- Installing Python -- Programming in the interactive shell -- Strings and writing programs -- The reverse cipher -- The Caesar Cipher -- Hacking the Caesar Cipher with the brute-force technique -- Encrypting with the transposition cipher -- Decrypting with the transposition cipher -- Programming a program to test your program -- Encrypting and decrypting files -- Detecting English programmatically -- Hacking the transposition cipher -- Making a modular arithmetic module for the multiplicative and affine ciphers -- Programming the affine cipher -- Hacking the affine cipher -- The simple substitution cipher -- Hacking the simple substitution cipher -- Programming the vigenere cipher -- Frequency analysis -- Hacking the vigenere cipher -- The one-time pad cipher -- Finding prime numbers -- Generating keys for the RSA cipher -- Public key cryptography and programming the RSA cipher
Control code
on1005192535
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 387 pages
Isbn
9781593278229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005192535
Label
Cracking codes with Python : an introduction to building and breaking ciphers, by Al Sweigart
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Making paper cryptography tools -- Installing Python -- Programming in the interactive shell -- Strings and writing programs -- The reverse cipher -- The Caesar Cipher -- Hacking the Caesar Cipher with the brute-force technique -- Encrypting with the transposition cipher -- Decrypting with the transposition cipher -- Programming a program to test your program -- Encrypting and decrypting files -- Detecting English programmatically -- Hacking the transposition cipher -- Making a modular arithmetic module for the multiplicative and affine ciphers -- Programming the affine cipher -- Hacking the affine cipher -- The simple substitution cipher -- Hacking the simple substitution cipher -- Programming the vigenere cipher -- Frequency analysis -- Hacking the vigenere cipher -- The one-time pad cipher -- Finding prime numbers -- Generating keys for the RSA cipher -- Public key cryptography and programming the RSA cipher
Control code
on1005192535
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 387 pages
Isbn
9781593278229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1005192535

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