News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Code Breaker

Hitler's coding machine meets its nemesis

Hitler's Lorenz machine boasted 1.6 million billion possible coding combinations thanks to a series of twelve rotors, a million times more complex than the more feted Enigma machine.

Jun 04, 2016, 05:46 AM IST

Alan Turing's notebook to be auctioned

Code breaker Alan Turing's notebook, featuring notes about mathematics and computer science, is all set to go under hammers and expected to fetch more than USD 1 million.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:35 PM IST