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There has been a big debate since the end of World War II regarding whether human beings should use the research and technology developed by the Nazis. Do we get rid of something that is useful or life-saving if someone bad created it? The United Kingdom is taking a chance -- WWII Nazi encryption technology will likely be used to create more secure credit cards. A plugboard positioned in front of an "Enigma" machine. During WWII, the Germans used enigma machines to generate new cyphers or codes that could be used to encrypt and decrypt military messages. The Allied forces were greatly irritated by these machines. The cyphers were generated at such a rapid pace that as soon as the Allied... Read more...