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Going Public

In Little Brother, the main character Marcus Yarrow repeatedly uses cryptography to spread information without the DHS’s knowledge while disguising it in the chaos of data. Though the characters are only teenagers, they certainly have moved past childish cryptography methods such … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Ease of Encryption

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

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