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Re: Five days left to find the oldest data loss incident
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Do cipher disks count? Though not mechanical, I guess you could say
that they compute in a way similar to manual calculators i.e. the
On Mon, 11 May 2009 12:39:47 -0400 Dragos Ruiu <dr@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>On 11-May-09, at 7:29 AM, Juha-Matti Laurio wrote:
>> The oldest documented vulnerability in computer security world
>> password file disclosure vulnerability from 1965, found by Mr.
>> Open Security Foundation launched a competition in April to find
>> oldest documented data loss incident.
>> They have announced that the last day to make a submission is
>> Friday - 15th May.
>> The contest page is located at
>Mechanical computers are computers. The loss and the algorithmic
>of the Enigma machine circa 1939 should count - the story and
>of the more difficult 4 rotor Naval Machine at Bletchley park
>recovered from the U-boat and cracked in 1941 is the most famous.
>But I would nominate the break of the 3 Rotor Enigma circa 1939,
>the Polish, as the first documented computer security
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