Cryptography is used to protect confidential data in many areas.

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Cryptography is used to protect confidential data in many areas. Chose one type of cryptography attack and briefly explain how it works (examples include: ciphertext-only attack, known-plain-test attack, chosen-plaintext, chosen-ciphertext attack, timing attack, rubber hose attack, adaptive attack).

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