Category: Codes and Ciphers

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Mary Queen of Scots Cipher

The breaking of the cipher of Mary, Queen of Scots, had grave circumstances and stands testament today for the need of nonpareil security.  Passing messages, from one party to another, consisting of information of...

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The Mysterious Unsolved Code of Kryptos

Standing in the main courtyard of the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia, is an impressive encrypted sculpture called Kryptos.  Greek for the word hidden, Kryptos features a large S shaped copper plate...

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Unsolved Codes of Ricky McCormick

After 12 years, the circumstances surrounding the 1999 murder of 41-year-old Ricky McCormick left the Federal Bureau of Investigation asking for help.  Very few facts in the murder case of Ricky McCormick are known. ...

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The Unsolved Code of the Somerton Man

On December 1st, 1948, a man was discovered dead on Somerton beach in Adelaide, Australia.  Commonly referred to as simply the Somerton man, because his identity remains unknown today, the deceased man and his...