NSA cracked CIA "Kryptos" sculpture before CIA


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Kim Zetter: "It took more than eight years for a CIA analyst and a California computer scientist to crack three of the four coded messages on the CIA’s famed Kryptos sculpture in the late ’90s. Little did either of them know that a small group of cryptanalysts inside the NSA had beat them to it,… READ THE REST


#2

Missing URL?


#3

For the impatient.


#4

By impatient, you must mean those of us that clicked on red text that looked like a link but was not. Thank you.


#6

They just logged into Jim Sanborn's email and found the answer as part of the war on terror.


#7

How much of our taxpayer money went into all of this? Meanwhile, we still don't have a single payer system in the USA. How quaint...


#8

Charm offensive.


#9

I wonder if this story was released now to distract us from the democracy destroying aspects of the NSA with a cudly knerd story.


#10

Yeah, but unless they solved the 4th/ i really don't care.


#12

Gotta keep the nerds' brains occupied so they don't accidentally develop a sense of ethics or morality.


#13

Still waiting for them to crack the double ROT13 on their ethics training manual.


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