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Hi experts,

Have any idea how to decrypt this?

some code
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by:ozo
ID: 38838268
See if
  file
can identify the file type
Run
  strings
on it to see the printable text
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by:jebbie635
ID: 38838456
The file has no extension. Please tell me how to run strings.
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by:jebbie635
ID: 38838568
Ok i ran this

strings -ao -n 1 -t o filename

How does the result help? I want it decrypted.
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by:ozo
ID: 38838961
When you ran
 file filename
what kind of file did it think it was?
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by:jebbie635
ID: 38839114
ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.2.5, not stripped
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by:ozo
ID: 38841466
You might try executing it. (maybe in a sandbox if you're afraid it does something malicious)
Or use a decompiler.
I'm not sure what you have available, but gdb might do for a start.
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by:jebbie635
ID: 38841968
I need to see the whole source. How do i do that?
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ozo earned 500 total points
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You may need to contact the author for the whole source.
the strings output may supply some leads on how to contact the author.
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