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Flaw in the Enigma Code - Numberphile

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The flaw in the enigma code was that a letter would never be coded as itself. 01:02

  2. Every day at 6 a.m. the Germans would send out a weather report in the same format. This allowed Turing and his team to crack the enigma code. 01:21

  3. The Bombe Machine would be able to decipher the enigma code in under 20 minutes each day. 03:08

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