cryptanalysis


cryptanalysis
The steps and operations performed in converting encrypted messages into plain text without initial knowledge of the key employed in the encryption.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • cryptanalysis — crypt a*nal y*sis, n. 1. the science which studies methods to discovering the secret meaning of encrypted messages for which one does not possess the secret decoding information (called the {key}). [PJC] 2. the methods and procedures used to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cryptanalysis — ☆ cryptanalysis [kript΄ə nal′ə sis ] n. [ CRYPT(OGRAM) + ANALYSIS] the act or science of deciphering a code or coded message without a prior knowledge of the key cryptanalyst [kriptan′ə list΄] n. cryptanalytic [kript′an΄ə lit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Cryptanalysis — Close up of the rotors in a Fialka cipher machine Cryptanalysis (from the Greek kryptós, hidden , and analýein, to loosen or to untie ) is the study of methods for obtaining the meaning of encrypted information, without access to the secret… …   Wikipedia

  • cryptanalysis — noun Date: 1923 1. the solving of cryptograms or cryptographic systems 2. the theory of solving cryptograms or cryptographic systems ; the art of devising methods for cryptanalysis • cryptanalytic also cryptanalytical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cryptanalysis — šifro analizė statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Šifruotų tekstų analizė. Metodai ir būdai, taikomi iššifruoti tekstui, neturint žinių apie šifro raktą. atitikmenys: angl. cryptanalysis pranc. analyse cryptographique …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cryptanalysis — kriptoanalizė statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Mokslo sritis, tirianti ↑užšifruotų duomenų ↑iššifravimo, kai nežinomas iššifravimo ↑raktas, metodus. Vienas iš kriptoanalizės taikymų – duomenų užšifravimo patikimumo vertinimas. atitikmenys …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • cryptanalysis — cryptanalytic /krip tan l it ik/, adj. cryptanalytically, adv. cryptanalyst /krip tan l ist/, n. /krip teuh nal euh sis/, n. 1. the procedures, processes, methods, etc., used to translate or interpret secret writings, as codes and ciphers, for… …   Universalium

  • cryptanalysis — noun a) The science of analyzing and breaking of codes and ciphers. b) An analysis or decrypting of a specific text or a specific code or cipher. See Also: cryptanalyst …   Wiktionary

  • cryptanalysis — noun the art or process of deciphering coded messages without being told the key. Derivatives cryptanalyst noun cryptanalytic adjective cryptanalytical adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • cryptanalysis — crypt·analysis …   English syllables