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Unformatted text preview: Cleartext is anything that is just written out without any encryption. 4. Suppose that you have intercepted a message that reads ugg urqv twp , and you have found that the associated plaintext is see spot run . What is the encryption algorithm? Why is this method of encryption weak? This is the Ceaser Cipher. It is weak because it is easily deciphered based on the simple pattern used. 5. Suppose that you have intercepted an encrypted message that is made up of alphabetic characters. You suspect that the encryption is a simple translational cipher (as in question 3). What techniques could you use to guess the plaintext? Look for basic patterns like repeated letters. Repeated letters will be the same letter when decrypted....
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