The Enigma Machine – the first form of encryption

A rare Nazi Enigma Encryption Machine Sold For a record of $440,000. The Enigma machine is a cipher device that enabled Nazi forces to communicate in what was thought to be perfect secrecy. Only 100 of these machines are thought to exist, as most of them got lost in the war.

Back in World War II, encryption was already playing a major role in shaping history.

 

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