Bad Crypto 101: Spotting Red Flags

Estimated difficulty: 💜💜🤍🤍🤍 This post is heavily inspired by Simson Garfinkel’s A Field Guide to Spotting Bad Cryptography (2005) – link below – and aims to give you a quick, lightweight overview of things to look out for when you’re trying to assess the security of cryptography in the wild, without dissecting an algorithm. If …

Cryptography Terms

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Hey! This is a quick, simplified overview of some related terms for anyone who isn’t familiar with cryptography. I’ll add to this as time goes on to try and make sure it includes the terms used in other posts. 🥳