Friday, April 13, 2007

ROT n + 1 encryption algorithm, 1996

Another milestone has been added to the exciting history of research in cryptography. For several decades, the one-time pad had the reputation of being the most secure algorithm in existence. Not anymore. In the sleepy city of Bonn, Germany, the new ROT n+1 algorithm was invented by Peter Simons, a 22 year old student of Computer Science.

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