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The National Security Agency (NSA) was responsible for establishing a standardized enciphering system for commercial use to update the previous obsolete system. In doing so it chose the Lucifer Cipher, which was the strongest commercial cipher developed. The primary reason … Continue reading → Continue reading
The brutal treatment of the protagonist, Marcus Yarrow, in Chapters 3 and 4, following the Bay Bridge bombing was something that suck out to me as I tried to put myself in the situation and how I would have reacted. … Continue reading → Continue reading
The Beale Ciphers have remained unsolved for over a hundred years, yet thousands of people have tried to interpret its hidden meaning. The code has never been cracked due to a very complex number cipher as well as the possibility … Continue reading → Continue reading
Cryptanalysis has changed greatly over history in terms of difficulty and ability to be solved. According to Simon Singh “Cryptanalysis could not be invented until a civilization had reached a sufficiently sophisticated level of scholarship…” This is the case for … Continue reading → Continue reading