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Greeks wanting to encipher a text used the scytale to perform what?

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ATelegraph code
BTransposition cipher
CStream cipher
DSymmetric key algorithm

Correct Option: 2  

Transposition cipher
A transposition cipher shifts characters, or groups of characters, in a regular pattern to give a new (enciphered) text. A scytale was a fixed diameter rod around which a message was wrapped.
posted Feb 15, 2018 by Parampreet Kaur

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