Code Challenge Level 7


Welcome to the School Code Breaking Challenge, Level 7. This level is not for the faint hearted! Solve the clue below and then type the password given in the clue in the link provided below (no capital letters). If you are sure you have got the password correct and the next clue does not load, then please refresh your page. If you solve all the clues your name will be added to the Leaderboard hall of fame. Good luck!

cold war


You are an Allied spy deep behind enemy lines during the early days of the Cold War (1953).  You are a highly placed mole right at the heart of the Kremlin in Moscow with access to important Soviet documents about troop movements and missile deployments.  However you start to worry that your cover may have been blown – are the Russians onto you?  Will you be discovered?  You contact your handler with your worries, and a few days later get this reply scrawled on a piece of paper passed into your pocket:

one time pad

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This is a classic one-time pad code, used by spies the world over.  If you need to brush up on how to use it, start by reading this article.  When you have solved your clue, then click here, enter your password and find your next clue.

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