Tags: crypto

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In this challenge, we have a long text file.
We can see that it ends with VldwR1MxSXhVbk5YYlhSWFRWZFNSMVV5ZUdGV01rcFpZVVpvV0Zac2NGaGFSVnBYVjFkR1IxTnRiRk5YUlVwVVZtMHhNRlV4Um5KUFZrcFJWa1JCT1E9PQ==
It looks like base64!
I decoded it, but again, the content was base64 encoded.
so I created a simple python script that recursively decodes base64:


#! /usr/bin/env python3
import base64
with open('ciphertext', 'r') as content: