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codebreaking

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Top secret notes by Alan Turing's codebreakers survived 70 years in Bletchley Park's walls

The handwritten workings were used to insulate the unheated huts where chilly Turing and his colleagues raced to break enemy codes.

By February 4, 2015

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Tour Bletchley Park, Codebreaking that helped win World War II

Estimated to have taken two years off WWII, saving countless lives, the code and cipherbreaking of Bletchley Park was instrumental to the Allies' win. Here's a photo tour of this once-secret pantheon of codebreaking, and the birthplace of the modern computer.

By May 30, 2014

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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 6, 2014

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By July 20, 2013

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Making and breaking codes at the NSA museum

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stops in on the National Cryptologic Museum and sees a bit of the history of codes and codebreaking.

By August 6, 2010

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Modern PCs to challenge WWII codebreaker

A rebuilt Colossus, a cipher-breaking machine used in World War II, is being pitted against modern computers in a race to break encrypted code. Photos: A 'Cipher Challenge' for Colossus

By November 15, 2007

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Judge blocks code-breaking software

A small Florida-based company must stop making software that allows users to "unlock" safeguards against piracy and make illicit copies.

December 16, 1998