Enigma

History behind the Enigma

What was the Enigma cipher machine?

The Enigma machine is a piece of spook hardware invented by a German and usedThe Enigma machine is a piece of spook hardware invented by a German and used by Britain's code breakers as a way of deciphering German signals traffic during World War Two.

Explain how Polish and British mathematicians worked to crack the ‘uncrackable’ Enigma Machine.

A German traitor tolled the English about the machine who passed on valid information.

How did he find the daily key?

To find the daily key, Rejewski build 6 replicas of the Enigma machine and connected them.