david wong

Hey! I'm David, the author of the Real-World Cryptography book. I'm a crypto engineer at O(1) Labs on the Mina cryptocurrency, previously I was the security lead for Diem (formerly Libra) at Novi (Facebook), and a security consultant for the Cryptography Services of NCC Group. This is my blog about cryptography and security and other related topics that I find interesting.

Here we go posted August 2013


Hey guys, I'm David Wong, a 24 years old french dude who's going to start a Master of Cryptology in the university of Bordeaux 1.

Cryptology (or as Americans like to call it: Cryptography, because we all know they don't care about etymology) is the study of the techniques for secure communications (thanks Wikipedia!), from withdrawing money with a fake credit card to establishing a safe phone conversation between two government officials, it can mean a lot of things... I still have no clue what my future job will be, that's why I had the idea of making this small blog where I could post about my ventures into this new world and, hopefully, being able to take a step back and see what I did, what I liked, what happened in two years of Master (and maybe more).

I've already took Cryptography I given by Dan Boneh from Stanford and I must say I really enjoyed going through his course. Might be one of the most interesting and eloquent teacher I had in my life, and I have never met him. Had a few back and forth mail exchanges with him but sadly, there was no collaboration between our universities. California I'll see you later in life I guess.

I'll also post some thoughts about the new city I'll be moving to : Bordeaux. This is for at least 2 years, or less if I change my mind. Anyway, this is going to be exciting!

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Is this blog about cryptozoology and cryptogram as well? That would be cool! =D

PS : one tenth design/coded by David Wong, nine tenth design/coded by Bootstrap =p


> Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience involving the search for animals whose existence has not been proven.


And yeah most of the job was done by Bootstrap... and CodeIgniter as well :)


Tu peux envoyer des messages vide! Tu vérifies pas si les champs sont vides avant de les stocker dans ta base ?
<b>test xss</b>


Pas nécessaire. Je pense pas qu'il y aura énormément de commentaires/traffic, et je me dis que si ça devenait un problème plus tard je patcherais le truc. J'ai codé le site en 2 heures donc j'ai prit beaucoup de raccourcis =)


Des fois tu le fais alors des fois je le fais: "You've reached"*


effectivement merci !

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