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    NSA's gibberish tweet <<tpfccdlfdtte pcaccplircdt dklpcfrp>> not what it seems.

    "On May 5, the National Security Agency (NSA) published a bizarre tweet that looked like gibberish, a collection of randomly selected letters. Of course, this is the NSA, arguably the world's leading spy organization, so it didn't take long for people to realize those seemingly random letters were anything but. They were, in fact, a code. And not a terribly sophisticated one, it turns out. The message was a relatively simple cipher (substitute one letter for another letter, repeat)"

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow...140511763.html

    https://news.google.com/news/rtc?ncl=d8JlJOG8PJ4fxqM

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    Doesn't the newspaper put out puzzles of similar difficulty every Sunday? I remember trying to work them as a kid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stealthyeliminator View Post
    Doesn't the newspaper put out puzzles of similar difficulty every Sunday? I remember trying to work them as a kid.
    Think of it as the NSA version of CAPTCHA human detector.
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