The secret code in U.S. Cyber Command's logo

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by tgell, Jul 8, 2010.

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    The less you know, the safer you'll sleep at night...actually, that's kind of true, but I'm kidding here. The likely truth is that it's nothing more than a "signature" of sorts, basically a "Hey, here's what we do, cool huh?" put on the emblem. Or, it's their version of Kryptos, a fun/training exercise for agents and other employees. It will be fun to watch what this thread will probably turn into though :D
     
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    Of course it's a signature. The question remains what is the signature?
    It's a hash. A password/motto hashed or a file hashed. It looks like MD5.
    The fact that the hash is in an inner gold ring is significant, maybe a secret of those who serve in this department.
    The ring could also represent ring0, the hash being a custom malware that operates there. AV companies could add the hash to their scans.
    Could be a hash value for a backdoor or sleeper botnet.

    If it's a password or phrase hashed it would have been revealed by now I think.
     
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