In this chapter we will cover the following:

image   Classic techniques of cryptanalysis

image   Modern methods

image   Rainbow tables

image   The birthday paradox

image   Other methods for breaching cryptography

What does it mean to “break” a cipher? It means ...

Get Modern Cryptography: Applied Mathematics for Encryption and Information Security now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.