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Crypto 101

https://www.crypto101.io/

Crypto for everyone:

Crypto 101 is an introductory course on cryptography, freely available for programmers of all ages and skill levels.

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Crypto 101: the presentation

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.

 

 

Turkey Citizens respond to Twitter censorship (via DNS)

Internet censorship is bad – especially when it is abused to censor media reports about potentially corrupt government officials. Luckily a lot of incompetent people try to implement censorship via DNS.

Censorship via DNS is a method which is pretty easy to bypass and some people have responded to this this:

http://mashable.com/2014/03/21/twitter-ban-turkey-graffiti/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=rss

And no, I will not go into detail here on how to do it right – for obvious reasons….

 

 

Bruce Schneier Talk at MIT: NSA Surveillance and What To Do About It

http://bigdata.csail.mit.edu/node/154

Edward Snowden has given us an unprecedented window into the NSA’s surveillance activities.  Drawing from both the Snowden documents and revelations from previous whistleblowers, this talk describes the sorts of surveillance the NSA conducts and how it conducts it.  The emphasis will be on the technical capabilities of the NSA, and not the politics or legality of their actions.  I will then discuss what sorts of countermeasures are likely to frustrate any nation-state adversary with these sorts of capabilities.  These will be techniques to raise the cost of wholesale surveillance in favor of targeted surveillance: ubiquitous encryption, target dispersal, anonymity tools, and so on.

 

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