štvrtok 24. septembra 2020


 I added two new links to the article about cs ciphers.

streda 23. septembra 2020

Unknown czechoslovak cipher machine - breaking news

I found some notes about unknown cipher machine called "Panmilion", constructed by czech military inventor cpt. Josef Sieber.  Instrument called "deformation pantograph", according to another article in Výrocní zpráva za rok 1924, and was invented by same inventor, in: Vojenský zeměpisný ústav, vol. 1925, pp.122-129. Article about cipher machine is from Narodni listy, No. 69, vol. 65, p.10:

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(to be continued)

utorok 9. júna 2020

From catholic faithful liberal to the atheist

I´m proud to announce my deconversion to the atheist belief. For first taste, check this recent review pro-catholic apologetic crap written by protestant crank Rodney Stark:

štvrtok 28. apríla 2016

sobota 23. apríla 2016


I've added to the Ciphers and codes of the Czech Maffie (1914-1918) a picture of the real, enciphered text, allegedly solved by Vienna's Evidenzbüro - Dechiffrierdienst and detailed photo of the cipher disk, from TV Series, Czechoslovakia in the special forces.

Are you capable emulate their achievement, and solve the secret message ?

utorok 5. apríla 2016

Ciphers and codes of the Czech Maffie (1914-1918)

Ciphers and codes of the Czech Maffie (1914-1918)
Maffie was czechoslovakian (eventually, Slovaks was involved later) resistance movement, mostly conspiratorial organisation, against Austrohungarian monarchy. It was used espionage, smuggling news from outside world, mostly from belligerent nations, such as France, Great Britain, US and to disseminate new ideas of democracy and citizen’s liberty to the society.
Was used mostly on the basis of the Alberti disk (from the book The Cryptographic front, p.63)

Cipher wheel, self made by Emanuel Voska (1875-1960), Czechoamerican, wouldbe US. spymaster and entrepreneur, good friend of the T.G. Masaryk, from the book Emanuel Voska, p. 130
Enciphered text from the postcard, intercepted by Austrian-Hungary police and cryptanalyzed by Vienna's Evidenzbureau - Deschiffrerdienst, from the book T.G. Masaryk and his opponents, p. 247

Detailed photo of the cipher disk, from an episode How we break the monarchy, ,  TV series Czechoslovakia in the special forces

(To be continued...)