“Cryptonomiconis a 1999 novel byNeal Stephenson. It concurrently follows the exploits ofWorld War II-eracryptographersaffiliated withBletchley Parkin their attempts to crackAxiscodes and fight the Nazisubmarinefleet, alongside the story of their descendants, who are attempting to use moderncryptographyto build adata havenin thefictitious stateofKinakuta, a small nation with geographical and political parallels toBrunei.” [1]

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