Caesar Ciphers to Amuse — and Confuse — You
With a Caesar Cipher, the cipher alphabet wraps around the plain alphabet. For example, if there is a +1 shift, A=B, B=C, C=D, and so on to Z=A. Once you have figured out one or two of the letters in a Caesar cipher, the rest of the encryption will fall out easily.
Tricky Caesar Cipher 1.When this encrypted letter was deciphered by American codebreakers during World War I, it resulted in a death sentence for the man mentioned in it.
DRO LOKBOB YP DRSC VODDOB SC K CELTOMD YP DRO QOBWKX OWZSBO GRY DBKFOVC KC K BECCSKX EXNOB DRO XKWO YP ZKLVY GKLOBCUS. RO SC K QOBWKX COMBOD KQOXD. ZVOKCO PEBXSCR RSW YX BOAEOCD ZBYDOMDSYX KXN KCCSCDKXMO.
Tricky Caesar Cipher 2. All you need to do is figure out one letter in a Caesar cipher, and you can then unlock the rest of the cryptogram.
MAX FXG MAX TFXKBVTG INUEBV TWFBKX FHLM XQMKTOTZTGMER TKX MAX FHLM WTKBGZ EBTKL; MAX FXG MAXR WXMXLM FHLM OBHEXGMER TKX MAHLX PAH MKR MH MXEE MAXF MAX MKNMA. A. E. FXGVDXG
Tricky Caesar Cipher 3. A useful insight from a Founding Father :
KYIVV DRP BVVG R JVTIVK, ZW KNF FW KYVD RIV UVRU. SVEARDZE WIREBCZE
Tricky Caesar Cipher 4. This 1943 coded message from World War II involves a boat commanded by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy of the United States Naval Reserve:
GF LZW KWUGFV VSQ GX SMYMKL, HSLJGD LGJHWVG TGSL GFW RWJG FAFW OSK DGKL AF SULAGF AF TDSUCWLL KLJSAL LOG EADWK KGMLZOWKL GX EWJWKM UGNW, OALZ S UJWO GX LOWDNW. OW JWIMWKL SFQ AFXGJESLAGF QGM ESQ ZSNW STGML HGKKATDW KMJNANGJK.
Tricky Caesar Cipher 5. It won’t take you long to decipher this cryptogram!
FCVRF PNAABG OR HFRSHYYL RZCYBLRQ JVGUBHG N PREGNVA VAGHVGVIR FNTNPVGL. FHA GMH, GUR NEG BS JNE