In cryptanalysis, Kasiski examination (also referred to as Kasiski's Test or Kasiski's Method) is a method of attacking polyalphabetic substitution ciphers, such as the Vigenère cipher. It was first published by Friedrich Kasiski in 1863, but seems to have been independently discovered by Charles Babbage as early as 1846.
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