Can you hack it?

Can you hack it?

It's early on a Friday afternoon, the beautiful weather we've had all week long has now been replaced by gray skies and drizzle. Temperatures have dropped from the mid 80's down into the 50's so I figured this must be the world way of telling me that it's ok to spend the day inside playing with my computer. I figured this was as good a time as any to write about a new website with which I have been spending a good amount of time. Those of you that I talk to on a regular basis are probably already aware…

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Decrypting an Encoded Message

Decrypting an Encoded Message

Challenge Overview: This challenge on HackThisSite is about decoding a message that is "encrypted" using a custom encryption algorithm. The requestor for the challenge asks. Decrypt a heavily encoded message from a CEO trying to bribe ecological inspectors investigating water pollution issues. Help environmentalists uncover corporations plotting to profit from the destruction of mother nature! Challenge Details: Website: www.hackthissite.org Section: Realistic Challenge 6 The following resources were provided: A string of numbers seperated by periods. It's belived to be encrypted usign the fake EXCryption algorithm. A sample of the encrypted blob is shown below. .296.294.…

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