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Gary Klivans, a specialist in breaking gang encryptions, has been featured many times on this blog. Now, he has given an interesting interview to scientific magazine Nautilus.

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Here are ten criminals who used encryption – including the notorious Unabomber.

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The FBI has recently declassified crypto-related files from the 1940s. These files contain a number of amusing stories.

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Gary Klivans, expert on gang and prison codes, has provided me information on an interesting case. It is about an encrypted letter sent by a prison inmate.

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Little was known about the ciphers of the Unabomber, a highly intelligent serial killer, until the FBI published a detailed description last year. Here’s a summary.