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NSA | Crypto Challenge of the Week | Week 16

By: Harwinder Singh
April 22, 2018
At the first glance, I recognized that this piece of text was a quote. I had to find similarities in the text so I thought about the possibility of the first word being similar to "PETER". From adding the letter E to the M's I found out that there was a short 3 letter word at the end of the quote. The first word I could think of was "EYE".NSA Crypto Challenge of the Week 16Logically I started searching on google for eye quotes. The most common website I knew was BrainyQuote.https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/eyeSo, I found this. It was a perfect fit!Crypto Challenge of the Week 16It took me less than 15 minutes to solve this week's Crypto Challenge! Feel free to comment your time down below.A --> WB --> OC --> BD --> IE --> AH --> NI --> HJ --> UK --> SL --> GM --> EO --> TQ --> YR --> DS --> RU --> LW --> VZ --> K 
NEVER BEND YOUR HEAD. ALWAYS HOLD IT HIGH. LOOK THE WORLD STRAIGHT IN THE EYE. - HELEN KELLER

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