Code Making and Code Breaking

By: Luger, Jack

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: New


New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 121 p. Audience: General/trade. Enter the fascinating world of code making and code breaking! We live in the information age. Information is bought, sold, and stolen, just like any other goods. Spies sell military secrets. Businesses are victims of corporate espionage. Smut-seeking tabloids pay huge sums for the intimate details of celebrities' lives. Businesses and private individuals are fighting back with the same weapon used by governments the world over: codes. Code Making and Code Breaking is a practical, illustrated guide to building and busting codes. Learn how to construct codes from the simple to the complex. Learn about computers and other devices used in code making and code breaking. Learn why the most unbreakable code isn't always the best code. Chapters include: ? History ? Secret Writing: Basics ? Substitution Ciphers ? Electro-Mechanical Ciphers ? Transposition Ciphers ? Codes ? Code Breaking ? Quasi Cryptosystems ? And more! Code Making and Code Breaking is must reading for those who want to keep their secrets safe.


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We all have something to hide, don't we? From nosy neighbors, cops, tax collectors, burglars, and other riffraff who have no respect for privacy. The books in this section contain specific instructions for hiding guns, gold, sexual implements, survival foods, or anything else you want to be Yours. There are also books for general privacy -- how to keep it. This section is a must for every private citizen.

"A rather good introduction to the subject of keeping what you write secret from others". -- Factsheet Five

We live in an information age; information is bought, sold and stolen like any other good. Businesses and individuals are learning to keep their secrets safe with this practical, illustrated guide to building and busting codes. Learn how to construct simple or complex codes. Learn how computers are used to make and break codes. Learn why the most unbreakable code isn't always the best. Ideal for those interested in professional personal privacy.

Title: Code Making and Code Breaking

Author Name: Luger, Jack

Categories: Cryptography & Codes,

Publisher: Breakout Productions Inc: 1990-06-01

ISBN Number: 1559500344

ISBN Number 13: 9781559500340

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: Alibris0010659