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spaceman spiffApril 2, 2010 1:15 PM

Well, it's probably more secure than a lot of crypto-USB devices out there... :-)

Kyle MaxwellApril 2, 2010 2:20 PM

Eh, looks like it's intended to be a toy, more or less. Unlike some of the other snake oil products.

I'd get it if I had an iPhone, just 'cause it appeals to my inner geekchild.

Rich WilsonApril 2, 2010 4:52 PM

Which reminds me, I wonder when we'll see iPhone/Android versions of Password Safe.

ArmadilloApril 3, 2010 4:35 PM

Ross,

You seriously underestimate the enigma.

The enigma is worth reading about. It was seriously strong cryptography which was for the most part only broken because operators were not careful how it was used, or what messages they sent (but that is not the fault of the operators, but a reflection in the belief that the technology would provide all the security required). Sound familiar today?

fuchikomaApril 4, 2010 3:16 AM

and of course if anyone was wondering, there are free enigma machines on iPhone... cool!

PersonApril 5, 2010 1:48 PM

The site claims a keyspace of a whopping 2700 items, but it looks like each of the 3 rings is a simple substitution cipher on a 30-character alphabet, which gives them 3 x 30 = 90 possible keys. Quick - somebody go post an IACR ePrint exposing this heinous fraud!

tensorApril 5, 2010 11:30 PM

Looks like a good way to generate those annoying 8-12 digit codes Windblows "security" function keeps demanding I create...

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