Definition of cryptanalyst
: a specialist in cryptanalysis
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The messages took months to decode, but in 1949 an FBI cryptanalyst discovered that a member of the British Embassy was spying for the KGB.
In a move that would begin one of the most unusual pursuits in the history of American code-breaking — one that would remain largely unreported until now — the job was assigned to a rising star in the FBI, a cryptanalyst named Daniel Olson.
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