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Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News Okay, maybe it wasn’t that much of a mystery. In fact, it took a little more than three hours for Danger Room reader jemelehill to figure out the odd string of letters and numbers in the logo of the U.S. military’s new Cyber Command. Turns out, it’s the new unit’s mission statement, translated into 32 digits with the md5 cryptographic hash: USCYBERCOM plans, coordinates, integrates, synchronizes and conducts activities to: direct the operations and defense of specified Department of Defense information networks and; prepare to, and when directed, conduct full spectrum military cyberspace operations in order to enable actions in all domains, ensure US/Allied freedom of action in cyberspace and deny the same to our adversaries.

Eventually, other commenters figured it out (especially after jemelehill’s solution made it to all the databases of cracked hashes). But that didn’t stop folks from offering their own, shall we say, creative guesses, in order to win one of two coveted prizes: a Danger Room T-shirt or a ticket to the International Spy Museum.

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