[Cryptography] Imitation Game: Can Enigma/Tunney be Fixed?

Ray Dillinger bear at sonic.net
Sat Jan 10 00:02:07 EST 2015

On 01/09/2015 01:56 PM, ianG wrote:

> I was told yesterday that during WWII the Germans had some success
> parking submarines over undersea cables from UK to US, and using
> acoustics to pick up traffic!?  Anyone got any references to that?

I have heard the same story, regarding U-boats listening to
telegraph traffic by hearing the relays clicking at underwater
repeater boxes. It's not too unlikely, because the sonar guys
were also the radio guys, and knew Morse Code.  I got no
references though.


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