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Submission + - World War II's hardest code cracked in 46 seconds. (

godofwar5000 writes: "This amateur German radio enthusiast shows just how far technology has evolved in the past 60 years. In a challenge to decipher a message sent by the old Lorenz SZ42 encryptor used in WWII, he used code he wrote himself for the challenge which had a 2 hour time limit. This once again proves how much one can accomplish with lots of time on one's hands."

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