Friday, May 26, 2006

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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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Self-Study Course in Block Cipher Cryptanalysis: "Self-Study Course in Block Cipher Cryptanalysis

B. Schneier

Cryptologia, v.24, n.1, Jan 2000, pp. 18-34.

Studying cryptanalysis is difficult because there is no standard textbook, and no way of knowing which cryptanalytic problems are suitable for different levels of students. This paper attempts to organize the existing literature of block-cipher cryptanalysis in a way that students can use to learn cryptanalytic techniques and ways to break new algorithms.

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This paper is also available in a French translation on Fernandes Gilbert's website. is a personal website. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Counterpane Internet Security, Inc."