What does rubber hose cryptanalysis mean?

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The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubber hose cryptanalysis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubber hose cryptanalysis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • tuyau en caoutchouc cryptanalyseFrench

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