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crypto/transposition - rail fence challenge modified

18 May 2014

The cryptanalysis challenge "Transposition — rail fence" suffered from two main problems:
- key was badly chosen and the challenge was a corner case of the algorithm
- the cleartext was the result of an encryption instead of decryption as one would normally expect: this is against the philosophy behind this plateform, especially for easy challenges
The challenge has thus been rectified, previous validations were reset. Submitted solutions have also been removed as they were not correct but working for the corner case.
Thanks for your understanding!

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26 January 2014

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Root Me down ???

19 August 2013

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28 July 2013

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Challenge Results Challenge Results

eko   DotNet PE - 0 protections en21 September 2014 at 05:34
Surferz   Shift cipher - caesar en21 September 2014 at 03:40
Surferz   File - Weak permissions en21 September 2014 at 02:53
Surferz   IP - Time To Live en21 September 2014 at 02:49
Surferz   ETHERNET - frame en21 September 2014 at 02:48
Surferz   CISCO - password en21 September 2014 at 02:48
Surferz   FTP - authentication en21 September 2014 at 02:47
Surferz   TELNET - authentication en21 September 2014 at 02:46
Surferz   Twitter authentication en21 September 2014 at 02:44
Surferz   Audio stegano en21 September 2014 at 02:37

Solution Solution

notfound   XPath injection - string fr18 September 2014 at 20:22
zombie   Binary 11 fr17 September 2014 at 09:55
0xboogy   SQL injection - en aveugle fr16 September 2014 at 22:50
Erika   Red Pills fr16 September 2014 at 22:37
bigheks   Backup file en5 September 2014 at 17:30
peyman   Wired Equivalent Privacy fr5 September 2014 at 16:22
tfeserver   Décomposition pixelisée fr5 September 2014 at 16:03
slycross   PYC - ByteCode fr27 August 2014 at 10:23
myrti   Python - pickle fr27 August 2014 at 10:01
DhiaEddine   ELF - ExploitMe fr25 August 2014 at 22:04