The release version of CrypTool 2.0 was released on 20th Aug 2014. We would be happy if many of you use it for teaching, self-study, education and awareness and give us feedback. (2014-08-25)
Article about solving the Double-Transposition Challenge in Cryptologia
A level X challenge in MysteryTwister C3 by Klaus Schmeh using the double-column transposition cipher withstood a long time against cryptanalysis efforts. Nevertheless, it was solved in November 2013 by George Lasry. (2014-06-25)
"CrypTool educates PC users about the basics of cryptography in a fascinating way. It allows the exploration of various crypto mechanisms in a very illustrative way. The implementation of ancient algorithms provides an interesting walk through the history of cryptology - ending up with a comprehensive demonstration of all modern implementations."
Sascha Hanke, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
Did you know?
... that CrypTool has been initially developed for the purpose of security awareness trainings within Deutsche Bank.