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The Da Vinci Code Quest on Google - Day 14 of 24

Restoration Challenge 3

Another simple restoration. The following question left me clueless. "Translate ilhv from Atbash". Answer: rose

First I thought Atbash was some obscure Jewish language but soon found out that it's really a Jewish substitution cipher. At least the Jewish part was correct.

Cipher: ZYXWVUTSRQPONMLKJIHGFEDCBA Plain: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
To decipher "ilhv" simply first find "I" in the cipher row above and substitute it with "r", find "L", substitute with "o" and so on.

Javascript Atbash Solver

Here is a handy javascript atbash solver, just type in the cipher text below and the clear text is automatically displayed as you type

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