vernam cipher

What is Vernam Cipher (with Example)

Vernam cipher is a symmetrical stream cipher in which the plaintext is combined with a random or pseudorandom stream of data of the same...
adfgvx cipher

What is ADFGVX Cipher (with Example)

ADFGVX cipher is a fractionating transposition cipher that uses 6 by 6 square grid to replace the plaintext by pairs of letters among A,...
affine cipher encryption

What is Affine Cipher (with Example)

Affine cipher is a monoalphabetic substitution cipher where each letter in an alphabet is mapped to its numeric equivalent, encrypted using a simple mathematical...
Alberti disc

What is Polyalphabetic Cipher (with Example)

A polyalphabetic cipher is any cipher where a given letter of the alphabet is not always encrypted by the same ciphertext letter. To put it...
rail fence cipher

What is Route Cipher (with Example)

Route cipher is a transposition cipher that encrypts the plaintext letters based on the shaped of an imaginary path drawn on a grid. To put...
unknown ciphers

How to Identify the Type of Cipher Used to Encrypt a Message

Sometimes you may find yourself with an unknown cipher that you want to decode. And neither the key nor the algorithm that was used...
vigenere cipher

What is Gronsfeld Cipher (with Example)

Gronsfeld cipher is a polyalphabetic substitution cipher that uses digits as a key, which is used to do multiple alphabetic shifts on the plaintext...
Bacon cipher

What is Bacon Cipher (with Example)

Bacon cipher is a steganographic technique that uses bilateral substitution alphabet which replaces a character with a group of 5 formed with two letters,...
polybius square

What is Bifid Cipher (with Example)

Bifid cipher is a tomographic cipher that uses coordinates of letters and mixes them in order to get new coordinates. Bifid cipher combines the Polybius...
stream cipher

What is Stream Cipher (with Example)

A stream cipher is a method of encrypting text where a cryptographic key and an algorithm are applied to each binary digit in a...
block cipher

What is Block Cipher (with Example)

A block cipher is any method that applies a deterministic algorithm along with a symmetric key to encrypt a block of text, rather than...
hash function

Why are Hashes Irreversible (One Way Encryption)

A cryptographic hash function is a mathematical formula that allows one to convert a given value to another fixed sized value that is irreversible. For...

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