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Codes and ciphers

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Espionage agents use "codes" and "ciphers" to communicate and keep their messages secret. In codes, letters, numbers, or symbols replace either the words or the entire meaning of a message or signal Some codes are in general use. For example, when you mail a letter, a zipcode guides it to the right destination. Spies sometimes send messages in Morse code—dots and dashes that all radio operators understand- Other codes and ciphers are very complicated and difficult to break. Ciphers are a type of code but they have a secret "key" for encrypting the message—translating it into a cipher, The key can be a number, a word, even a poem. Anyone who has been given the key can easily decrypt the signal-change it back to plain text. Without knowing the key, the message reads as nonsense.
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SIMPLE CIPHER
 Ciphers do not need to be complicated if it is important only to hide their meaning from a casual gla…