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General 21 Feb '14 18:50
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    21 Feb '14 18:50
    I was wondering if messages between chess players on this site are unhackable. Could spies exchange state secrets while sending chess moves?
  2. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    21 Feb '14 19:22
    Originally posted by brush
    I was wondering if messages between chess players on this site are unhackable. Could spies exchange state secrets while sending chess moves?
    Great Question, brush.
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    21 Feb '14 19:35
    Originally posted by brush
    I was wondering if messages between chess players on this site are unhackable. Could spies exchange state secrets while sending chess moves?
    Come on do you live under a rock? Everything you (or I for that matter) do is seen by someone , somewhere. Big Brother is watching YOU.
  4. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    21 Feb '14 19:43
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Come on do you live under a rock? Everything you (or I for that matter) do is seen by someone , somewhere. Big Brother is watching YOU.
    Stees, in Snowden's World who knows for sure......?
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    21 Feb '14 19:55
    Originally posted by brush
    I was wondering if messages between chess players on this site are unhackable. Could spies exchange state secrets while sending chess moves?
    GUR PURFF ZRFFNTRF SHAPGVBA HFRF GUR FNZR ONFVP FBSGJNER NF GUR SBEHZ SHAPGVBA NAQ CRBCYR JVGU NQZVAVFGENGVIR NPPRFF PNA ERNQ NYY GUR ZRFFNTRF.

    clue: Reveal Hidden Content
    R = E
    .
  6. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    21 Feb '14 20:11
    Originally posted by JS357
    GUR PURFF ZRFFNTRF SHAPGVBA HFRF GUR FNZR ONFVP FBSGJNER NF GUR SBEHZ SHAPGVBA NAQ CRBCYR JVGU NQZVAVFGENGVIR NPPRFF PNA ERNQ NYY GUR ZRFFNTRF.

    clue: [hidden]R = E[/hidden].
    Thumbs Up.
  7. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    21 Feb '14 22:37
    Originally posted by brush
    I was wondering if messages between chess players on this site are unhackable. Could spies exchange state secrets while sending chess moves?
    Everything is hackable. The only question is the degree of difficulty.
  8. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    21 Feb '14 23:17
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    Everything is hackable. The only question is the degree of difficulty.
    ... along with the target site savvy and hacking expertise of the perpetrator.
  9. SubscriberKewpie
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    22 Feb '14 00:27
    "the chess messages function uses the same basic software as the forum function and people with administrative access can read all the messages."

    Seems I haven't lost my touch ....
  10. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    22 Feb '14 00:40
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    "the chess messages function uses the same basic software as the forum function and people with administrative access can read all the messages."

    Seems I haven't lost my touch ....
    Well done sleuthing the encrypted message code.
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    22 Feb '14 01:10
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    "the chess messages function uses the same basic software as the forum function and people with administrative access can read all the messages."

    Seems I haven't lost my touch ....
    Did you need the clue? R = E

    It was rot-13, as if you didn't know.

    BTW I have no idea if it's true.
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