Subject: Joachim Schueth: beating the Colossus code breaking machine
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From: Mark Weinem <>
List: netbsd-announce
Date: 01/24/2008 13:21:34
Joachim Schueth has beaten the famous Colossus computer in a code-cracking 
competition in November 2007. Equipped with a NetBSD-powered laptop and 
profound knowledge of cryptography and the Ada programming language, 
Schueth has won the challenge. We talked with him about the historical and 
technical backgrounds of the Cipher Event and the tools he has used.

Read the interview on