Offensive Cryptography

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Offensive Cryptography is defined as means and actions taken to defeat a cryptographic defense, and otherwise harm the data interests of our adversary based on knowledge discrimination.

In most cases offensive cryptography (also known as 'cryptanalysis') amounts to the challenge of how to reveal a cryptographically hidden secret? (Stealing secrets).

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