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rubber hose cryptanalysis
[sci.crypt newsgroup] The technique of breaking a code or cipher by finding someone who has the key and applying a rubber hose vigorously and repeatedly to the soles of that luckless person's feet until the key is discovered. Shorthand for any method of coercion: the originator of the term drily noted that it “can take a surprisingly short time and is quite computationally inexpensive” relative to other cryptanalysis methods. Compare social engineering, brute force.
The numerical value of rubber hose cryptanalysis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of rubber hose cryptanalysis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- tuyau en caoutchouc cryptanalyseFrench
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