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Nice Shootin', Buzz! | Main | So, How Was Your Day?
May 01, 2008

The Secret History of Secrecy: TEMPEST

Very cool article on the accidental discovery that our (at the time) state-of-the-art electronic cipher machines had a rather bad design flaw -- "compromising emanations," transmitting electromagnetically and accoustically the encrypted message... before it was actually encrypted.

Neat spy vs. spy stuff here.

Thanks to krakatoa.


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