posted on Jun, 19 2004 @ 09:24 AM
If there is any one here like me then this may be of some help. Code has a definition, which may help in the methods we use to make sense of the
Obviously those of you with masters in Crypto won't need this
The encrypted form of the PLAINTEXT.
An unvarying rule for replacing a piece of information with another object, not necessarily of the same sort e.g. ASCII.
The science (and art) of recovering information from ciphers without knowledge of the key.
The science of the enciphering and deciphering of messages in secret code or cipher.
A system for encrypting information.
The process of converting the CIPHER back into PLAINTEXT.
The process of converting the PLAINTEXT into a CIPHER.
The secret information known only to the transmitter and the receiver which is used to secure the PLAINTEXT.
A method of encryption where a letter in the plaintext is always replaced by the same letter in the ciphertext.
The source information to be secured.
A method of encryption where a letter in the plaintext is not always replaced by the same letter in the ciphertext.
[edit on 19-6-2004 by Smudge]