Encrypted file

Posted on 2013-01-30
Last Modified: 2013-01-31
Hi experts,

Have any idea how to decrypt this?

some code
Question by:jebbie635
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
LVL 84

Expert Comment

ID: 38838268
See if
can identify the file type
on it to see the printable text

Author Comment

ID: 38838456
The file has no extension. Please tell me how to run strings.

Author Comment

ID: 38838568
Ok i ran this

strings -ao -n 1 -t o filename

How does the result help? I want it decrypted.
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

LVL 84

Expert Comment

ID: 38838961
When you ran
 file filename
what kind of file did it think it was?

Author Comment

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
LVL 84

Expert Comment

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.

Author Comment

ID: 38841968
I need to see the whole source. How do i do that?
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

ozo earned 500 total points
ID: 38841985
You may need to contact the author for the whole source.
the strings output may supply some leads on how to contact the author.

Featured Post

[Webinar] Code, Load, and Grow

Managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and security on a daily basis? Join us for a webinar on May 25th to learn how to simplify administration and management of virtual hosts for IT admins, create a secure environment, and deploy code more effectively and frequently.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
withoutTen challenge 14 141
wordlen challenge 3 88
drawing animated level bar based on numbers 3 122
Not needed 13 134
Go is an acronym of golang, is a programming language developed Google in 2007. Go is a new language that is mostly in the C family, with significant input from Pascal/Modula/Oberon family. Hence Go arisen as low-level language with fast compilation…
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how we can use conditional statements using Python.
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
The viewer will learn how to pass data into a function in C++. This is one step further in using functions. Instead of only printing text onto the console, the function will be able to perform calculations with argumentents given by the user.

751 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question