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I don't. This book recommends, say, MAC-then-Encrypt and tries to justify it in 2010 by perpetuating FUD about provable crypto (proofs are only valid if your primitives are ideal, therefore you should worry about--one set of--risks that you can't measure, so trust us instead of proofs). There's no excuse for doing that.

In general, the authors seem to subscribe to "crypto is black magic" school of thought, which doesn't make for good pedagogy.




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