WWII era Enigma machine up for sale in Internet Auction. The price isn’t high compared to what the Allies went through to break the code and turn the tides of war against Hitler.
Encryption is as much apart of our lives today as it was in certain circles 50, 100, even 1000 years ago. Today its prevalent in our emails, banking transactions, online purchases, signatures, cell phones conversations, and more. Technology has come a long way, but history teaches us that the group with the stronger encryption is more likely to prevail, all other things considered.
Online bidders vie for wartime Enigma machine – Yahoo! News