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decrypting

The process of converting encrypted data (cipher) back to its original plain text form.
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premises about the testimony implicit in the act of decrypting, which
Considering about the complexity of decrypting each and every file with a unique key increases the complexity when thousands of files are being shared with a user at a time.
Because only Caesar and the general knew the correct key, by decrypting the message received from Caesar with the key, the general can later prove that Caesar sent this message.
Last year, on 2600.com, Corley posted the source code for DeCSS, a free program written by Jon Johansen, a Norwegian teenager, that is capable of decrypting the movie industry's DVD content scrambling system (CSS) so that DVDs can be played on computers running Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.
The NSA spent more than 30 years decrypting these cables, tracking down the leads, and matching code names with real people.
The specific mathematical procedure used for encrypting and decrypting data might contain a loophole that a malicious eavesdropper could exploit to intercept and decrypt a message without having to factor a large number.
PKI, the de facto standard for electronic commerce security, refers to a cryptography technology that uses public and private key pairs for encrypting and decrypting sensitive data.
But the decrypting key would be kept secret, so only the recipient of the message could unscramble or decode it.
The statement said that the measure will be taken to meet certain technical and specialized standards in the process of decrypting the black box.
'The most prudent course of action now is to await the result of the decrypting process,' he said.