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GeneralRe: Aren't they _slightly_ out of their jurisdiction? Pin
Daniel Pfeffer26-Jan-21 5:14
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Daniel Pfeffer26-Jan-21 5:44
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W Balboos, GHB26-Jan-21 5:51
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Daniel Pfeffer26-Jan-21 8:48
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GeneralWSO CCC OTD 2021-01-26 - SOLVED Pin
Randor 25-Jan-21 21:22
professional Randor 25-Jan-21 21:22 
(11) Our instinct assembles command

SOLUTION:
Our instinct
assembles = (anagram indicator)
command = definition
instruction

Stage 1:
There are secrets being stored within the user profile. Something inside the profile is much more than meets the eye. The GIF file representing the avatar is hiding multiple steganographic clues. You should begin by downloading the GIF file and renaming it with a ZIP extension. Instruction can be found inside.


/*
Stage 2:
The zip file contains some gibberish 32 bit instructions in a file named instructions.asm. To continue the quest for finding the puzzle we should assemble the instructions using your favorite assembler. Or you can use an online assembler. I have tested this one: https://disasm.pro/
*/
dec    edi
jne    0x75
and    BYTE PTR [ecx+0x6e],ch
jae    0x7c
imul   ebp,DWORD PTR [esi+0x63],0x73612074
jae    0x76
ins    DWORD PTR es:[edi],dx
bound  ebp,QWORD PTR [ebp+eiz*2+0x73]
and    BYTE PTR [ebx+0x6f],ah
ins    DWORD PTR es:[edi],dx
ins    DWORD PTR es:[edi],dx
popa
outs   dx,BYTE PTR ds:[esi]
fs


# Stage 3:
# The x86 instructions are obviously meaningless. The hard coded offsets and duplicate instructions
# give it away. Using an assembler you will find that it compiles down to the following machine code:

4F
75 72
20 69 6E
73 74
69 6E 63 74 20 61 73
73 65
6D
62 6C 65 73
20 63 6F
6D
6D
61
6E
64


Let me say that this is a regular cryptic crossword puzzle. The only difference is that we will start early and begin the solving process with the puzzle hidden. This will give individuals with unique skills a chance to find and solve the puzzle first. Once every hour I will return to the site and reveal the next stage. Eventually the plain text puzzle will be completely visible to everyone. You can wait until the plain text puzzle is revealed or attempt to solve early. The choice is yours.

modified 26-Jan-21 5:51am.

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