[Noisebridge-discuss] crypto-wg meeting Thursday @ 7pm

travis+ml-noisebridge at subspacefield.org travis+ml-noisebridge at subspacefield.org
Mon Nov 30 05:11:08 UTC 2015

On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 07:09:16AM -0800, Patrick O'Doherty wrote:
> Come one come all to the crypto-wg meeting this Thursday, 7pm at
> Noisebridge.
> After the scheduling mishap with thanksgiving, I'm hoping that we can
> get these going every two weeks.
> What's the crypto-wg you say? A group of folks working through the
> cryptopal[0] exercises learning about practical attacks on real-world
> crypto. They're a series of 40+ challenges teaching practical crypto
> knowledge. No experience is neccesssary; the matasano folks mention that
> you only need a 9th grade handle on math!
> hope to see you all there :)
> happy hacking,

Some stuff here too:


Esp. math_rules_cyberspace and web_app_crypto.

Ptacek also has a neat video on some of this stuff which came out after
my web_app_crypto talk:

Please note that, in the credits, Nate Lawson is mentioned; he's local
and organizes BaySec.

If you like the topics, feel free to join the Bay Area Hacker's
Association mailing list:
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"Computer crime, the glamor crime of the 1970s, will become in the
1980s one of the greatest sources of preventable business loss."
John M. Carroll, "Computer Security", first edition cover flap, 1977

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