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SkyDogCon 2012 : Cryptanalysis of the enigma

Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2012 in encryption, reversed, talks by the machinegeek


At the recent SkyDogCon conference, Bob Weiss and Benjamin Gatti presented this talk analyzing Enigma, the World War II era Nazi encryption machine. The encryption theory behind Enigma is covered, including a detailed under-the-hood view of a typical device. Finally, a demo is conducted using a laptop in an effort to crack an Enigma message. Interesting stuff.

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