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Recommended Cracking and Cryptography Books

APPLIED

Applied Cryptography
Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C, 2nd Edition
by Bruce Schneier

Cryptography and Network Security:  Principles and Practice
Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice
by William Stallings

Handbook of Applied Cryptography
Handbook of Applied Cryptography
by Alfred J. Menezes, et al

Cracking DES
Cracking DES: Secrets of Encryption Research, Wiretap Politics & Chip Design
by Electronic Frontier Foundation, John Gilmore (Editor)

Internet Cryptography
Internet Cryptography
by Richard E. Smith

Internet Security
Internet Security for Business
by Terry Bernstein (Editor)

Java Security
Java Security
by Scott Oaks

The Mathematics of Ciphers:  Number Theory and RSA Cryptography
The Mathematics of Ciphers: Number Theory and RSA Cryptography
by S. C. Coutinho

The Official PGP User's Guide
The Official Pgp User's Guide
by Philip R. Zimmermann

HISTORY

Between Silk and Cyanide:  A Codemaker's War 1941-1945
Between Silk and Cyanide : A Codemaker's War 1941-1945
by Leo Marks

Codebreakers:  The Inside Story of Bletchley Park
Codebreakers : The Inside Story of Bletchley Park
F. H. Hinsley (Editor), Alan Stripp (Editor)

The Codebreakers:  The Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Internet
The Codebreakers: The Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Internet
by David A. Kahn

The Code Book:   The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptorgraphy
The Code Book : The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptography
by Simon Singh