I'm about 3/4ths of the way through The Code Book
, and I'm even more amazed at how interesting the task of cryptohacking is, and how much easier it is for the experts to break things than I had ever imagined. Sure, some of it is brilliant strokes, and some of it is dumb luck, but the account of snapping the Enigma machines is a definite page-turner.
The CiperTextI looks like the stuff these guys solve as entrance exams in first year
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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