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# Locked Up


My friend gave me a zip file with the flag in it, but the zip file is encrypted. Can you help me open the zip file?


(File(s): attachments/locked.zip)

The zip archive is password protected. However, something to note about password protected zip archives is that they are not 100% secure. Let's try running strings on the archive to see how much comprehensible data we can get from it, and then run grep to find the flag.


\$ strings locked.zip | grep "hsctf"
hsctf{w0w_z1ps_ar3nt_th@t_secUr3}UT
hsctf{w0w_z1ps_ar3nt_th@t_secUr3}UT