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The 404 1,251: Where we find the cipher in the sound (podcast)

Leaked from today's show: Facebook cryptography, steganography in social media, crowd-sourcing a witch hunt, and demonic portraits purposely hidden beneath waves of electronic music.

By April 17, 2013

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Cipher glass knows what you're drinking

Designer Damjan Stanković has imagined a drinking glass that can indicate what it holds. The Cipher concept glass tells you when you're having OJ, milk, or Coke.

By January 5, 2010

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At Bletchley Park, breaking Enigma codes and winning WW II

Road Trip 2011: Code breakers led by Alan Turing were able to beat the Germans at their cipher games, and in the process shorten the war by as much as two years. At Bletchley Park, all the work took place in secret, where it stayed for decades.

By July 4, 2011

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Down the rabbithole of Alfa-Arkiv

A new iOS game seems to be reviving the five-year-old Junko Junsui ARG that had apparently vanished from the web.

By July 24, 2014

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Martian meteorite, alien, robo-bunny head go up for bid

Here's a rare chance to own everything from an Enigma machine to a life-size alien statue when Christie's Out of the Ordinary auction kicks off.

By August 5, 2014

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NSA's coded tweet deciphered -- read what it says

The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.

By May 6, 2014

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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Biting tweets get White House official fired

Jofi Joseph, a national security official, is fired after he's discovered to be behind the highly cutting @natsecwonk Twitter account that criticized, well, a lot of people.

By October 23, 2013

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Remembering legendary Enigma code breaker Mavis Batey

If you don't know of Mavis Batey, you should. Her work cracking the Enigma machine's coded messages was crucial to the success of D-Day landings during WWII.

By November 14, 2013

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How to fix corrupt DVD playback in OS X

Corruption in the handling of DVD encryption may lead to garbled DVD playback. Here's how to clear it up.

By February 20, 2013