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KRYPTOS 30 Years Anniversary — The Solution of Section II

“I really do want Kryptos to remain secret – the plain text, the final section of Kryptos, I would prefer for it to remain secret indefinitely. (…) I would think that every artist would aspire to making an artwork that … Continue reading

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KRYPTOS 30 Years Anniversary — How to Break a Vigenère Code

“When confronted with a puzzle or problem, we sometimes can lose sight of the fact that we have issued a challenge to ourselves–not to our tools. And before we automatically reach for our computers, we sometimes need to remember that … Continue reading

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KRYPTOS Week 2019 — The Solution of Section II

“And having thus chosen our course, without guile, and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear, and with manly hearts.” Abraham Lincoln — Address to congress (July 4th, 1861) The ciphertext on … Continue reading

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KRYPTOS Week 2019 — How to Break a Vigenère Code

“I genuinely enjoyed working on the Kryptos ciphers. Professional cryptographers almost certainly could have broken these codes much faster, and would have used superior methods. But I doubt that they would have derived as much satisfaction as I have. I … Continue reading

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The KRYPTOS Code — The Solution of Section II

“And having thus chosen our course, without guile, and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear, and with manly hearts.” Abraham Lincoln — Address to congress (July 4th, 1861) The ciphertext on … Continue reading

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The KRYPTOS Code — How to Break a Vigenère Code

“I genuinely enjoyed working on the Kryptos ciphers. Professional cryptographers almost certainly could have broken these codes much faster, and would have used superior methods. But I doubt that they would have derived as much satisfaction as I have. I … Continue reading

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