Blowfish, the encryption algorithm designed by legendary privacy advocate Bruce Schneier, has been cracked — at least according to the popular Fox sitcom “24.” On a recent 24 episode they claim they discovered a backdoor to the algorithm. Of course I’m sure this is bogus as the algorithm has been dissected by countless mathematicians since it’s conception in 1993 — still funny none the less.
The transcript of the episode mentioned can be found here.
Also, I loved this headline Skanky Garofalo Can’t Crack Blowfish on 24. Janine Garofalo is the first analyst on 24 who tries to crack the encryption and can’t. Hilarious….