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Giovanni Soro

April 15, 2012

Giovanni Soro (died 1544) was a Venetian professional code-cracker. He was more than likely the Renaissance’s first outstanding cryptanalyst and the Western world’s first great cryptanalyst. Soro is known as the father of modern cryptography. Soro was employed in Venice in 1506 by the Council of Ten as cipher breaker-in-chief. They were the first secret […]