Cracked! 'World's toughest' code broken

    Date12 Oct 2000
    CategoryCryptography
    3104
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A team of Swedish computer buffs has fought off thousands of rivals from around the world to crack what was billed as the toughest code challenge ever set. It took the Swedes the equivalent of 70 years of computer time to . . . A team of Swedish computer buffs has fought off thousands of rivals from around the world to crack what was billed as the toughest code challenge ever set. It took the Swedes the equivalent of 70 years of computer time to decipher 10 increasingly difficult codes set by author Simon Singh in his international bestseller "The Code Book."
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