Manual to easy decryption!

A XAYG RHNSBAW LRNAKSZF GNZJWE LR LAGRE RTTEBHJAWWO ZY GOXCAHNO REJBAHSZY
AYE GZBSAW HSRG YZ FRWSISZJG LAGSG SG YRBRGGAFO XAY LZUWE SYERRE LR SY A
CZZF LAO ST NR NAE HZ LR FRGHFASYRE LO TRAF ZT CJYSGNXRYH AYE NZCR ZT FRLAFE
ATHRF ERAHN
(if you want to try it by your own, noone stops you, but above is a manual howto do this, if
you have comments etc just mail me!
Let's say you have gotten this message, but you can't read it, so you make some research on
it and find out that this message is encrypted in a very old algorithm. You know that this
message is written in english. You found a step by step manual howto decrypt this message
the best way. First step is to count all the letters and make a list.
You found a list with the normal procentuals:
%%
a 8,2
b 1,5
c 2,8
d 4,3
e 12,7
f 2,2
g 2,0
h 6,1
i 7,0
j 0,2
k 0,8
l 4,1
m 2,3
n 6,7
o 7,5
p 1,9
q 0,1
r 6,1
s 6,4
t 9,1
u 2,8
v 1,0
w 2,3
x 0,2
y 2,1
z 0,1

http://purple.worldforge.org/~bold/man-de.html (1 of 3) [7/8/2009 11:22:07 AM]

my. to. yes. at. us.org/~bold/man-de. oo So if in the encrypted text are some pairs you can be quite sure that these are the ones. ff. it. go. A XAYG eHNSBAW LeNAKSZF GNZJWE Le LAGeE effEBHJAllO ZY GOXCAHNO eEJBAHSZY AYE GZBSAW HSeG YZ FeWSISZJG LAGSG SG YeBessAFO XAY LZUWE SYEeeE Le SY A CooF LAO ST Ne NAE HZ Le FeGHFASYeE LO TeAF ZT CJYSGNXeYH AYE NZCe ZT FeLAFE ATHeF EeAHN So. ll. am. be as. The next trick is to look after pairs of letters. The most commons with two letters are: of. do. a mans ethical behaKior should be based effectually on symCathy education and social ties no reliIious basis is necessary man would indeed be in a Coor way if he had to be restrained by fear of Cunishment and hoCe of reward after death http://purple. no. we. The most common one letter words in english are "a" and "i". a Xans ethical behaKioF shoJld be based effdctJally on syXCathy edJcation and social ties no FeliIioJs basis is necessaFy Xan would indeed be in a CooF bay if he had to be FestFained by feaF of CJnishXent and hoCe of FewaFd afteF death Now. on. now the "F" in necessaFy. tt. i mean what else could edJcation mean? abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz ALBERT?N???WXYZ???GHJ???O? OK. me. an. So as you can see the letter which you can find most it quite sure the "e".html (2 of 3) [7/8/2009 11:22:07 AM] . now you can start trying to find out some words if the text has still normal spaces. no. in england the most common pairs are: ss. is. ee. use the letters you found out and look if it makes sense. if. mm. Or you can look if the person used a passphrase to make his cipher alphabet: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz ALBERT?N???W?YZ???GH????O? So. and the decrypted in lower letters. what can we also guess? Well i think it is clear that "X" stands for "m" because of the "Xans". you can try again to guess some words. by. he. or.worldforge. you are right it stands for "r". and the "J" stands for "u". up. so. The most commons with three letters are "the" and "and". So you can change your text into the following form: A XAYG eHNSBAW LeNAKSZF GNZJWE Le LAGeE eTTEBHJAWWO ZY GOXCAHNO eEJBAHSZY AYE GZBSAW HSeG YZ FeWSISZJG LAGSG SG YeBeGGAFO XAY LZUWE SYEeeE Le SY A CZZF LAO ST Ne NAE HZ Le FeGHFASYeE LO TeAF ZT CJYSGNXeYH AYE NZCe ZT FeLAFE ATHeF EeAHN The encrypted text is always in capital letters. in.Manual to easy decryption! for english texts.

html (3 of 3) [7/8/2009 11:22:07 AM] . but stop. and social ties. there is a trick. the T. So you will get the complete decrypted text. no religious basis is necessary. education. the rest is easy to decrypt. we have T already. mistake. when you remove all double letters.Manual to easy decryption! Yes.org/~bold/man-de. let's try it with "A L B E R T I N S" Albert Einstein. Good luck with my riddles following soon! A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy.worldforge. so use the U and continue in the alphabet. you see the beginning of the cipher alphabet "A L B E R T ? N ?" This can be a hint. but stop. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) http://purple. and now let's continue with the next letter after S. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.