cipher machine

cipher machine

[′sī·fər mə′shēn]
(communications)
Mechanical or electrical apparatus for enciphering and deciphering.
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There will be a working Enigma cipher machine and activities including making lip balm.
At the same time, he's conceiving a machine that will somehow defeat the Germans' own cipher machine, the Enigma, which uses code that changes every 24 hours, rendering traditional decrypting methods useless.
In 1935, she spearheaded the attack on the ORANGE machine, also known as the Japanese M-1 cipher machine.
This technology continued to be used in calculating machines for more than 200 years and was also central to Leibniz's idea for an Enigma-like cipher machine that would have essentially automated the process of encoding or decoding messages using a remarkably sophisticated polyalphabetic substitution pattern.
Enigma Machine, a cipher machine used to develop nearly unbreakable codes by the German Army during WWII which led to the development of the world's first super computer
Inter-war technical developments related primarily to the vital field of communications, encrypted by the Enigma cipher machine.
The German Enigma Cipher Machine is the story of one of the most notable pieces of security hardware ever made, an encoding device that looked like a small typewriter.
As well as the historic musts, a new and popular attraction in downtown DC is the International Spy Museum, with the largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever put on public display, including a camera concealed in a button, a lipstick pistol and an Enigma cipher machine - all presided over by former CIA agent Peter Earnest as executive director.
A team of experts, known collectively by the codename TICOM, was able to get hold of the USSR'S "Fish" cipher machine, one of which had been captured by the Germans, and therefore read Soviet communications.
The Nazi cipher machine was stolen last April from the museum at Bletchley Park - the wartime base where Allied experts worked on the machine and cracked its code.
Yates, who has been remanded in custody, was arrested yesterday after a seven month-long investigation into the disappearance of the Nazi cipher machine, which had baffled detectives.
A pounds 25,000 ranson was offered for the safe return of the Enigma cipher machine, used by the Germans to direct U-boat attacks on Allied convoys.