Flaw in the Enigma Code - Numberphile
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Flaw in the Enigma Code - Numberphile

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    The flaw in the enigma code was that a letter would never be coded as itself. (1:02)

  • 2

    Every day at 6 a.m. the Germans would send out a weather report in the same format. This allowed Turing and his team to crack the enigma code. (1:21)

  • 3

    The Bombe Machine would be able to decipher the enigma code in under 20 minutes each day. (3:08)

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