Reply to post: Re: How hard can it be?

Home Sec Amber Rudd: Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?

Lotaresco

Re: How hard can it be?

"Even Caesar understod a cipher."

Sort of, it wasn't exactly a good cipher. Good ciphers didn't really appear until 1467 with the Alberti cipher. The Enigma machine is just an automated implementation of an Alberti cipher.

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