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FBI Issues Code Cracking Challenge

ScuttleMonkey posted more than 4 years ago | from the test-your-skillz dept.

Security 222

coondoggie writes to tell us that the FBI has issued another cracking challenge for a new cipher on their site. Tens of thousands responded to a similar challenge last year. In addition to the challenge, the FBI is also offering a few primers on the subject. There are a number of sites offering cipher challenges, but it's funny to see the FBI encouraging such behavior.

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222 comments

First Post (5, Funny)

Hadlock (143607) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263087)

Love the article:
 
 

coondoggie writes to tell us that the FBI has issued another cracking challenge for a new cipher on their site. Tens of thousands responded to a similar challenge last year. In addition to the challenge the FBI is also offering a few primers on the subject. There are a number of sites offering cipher challenges, just funny to see the FBI encouraging...NO CARRIER

Hillarious.

Re:First Post (3, Funny)

Ethanol-fueled (1125189) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263157)

Maybe their service was just disconnected because they didn't pay their phone bill [fastsilicon.com] .

Re:First Post (2, Funny)

morgan_greywolf (835522) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263367)

We're the phone company. We don't have to care.

Re:First Post (4, Funny)

HTH NE1 (675604) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263343)

Hillarious.

RING
RING
CONNECT 1200
|x{
NO CARRIER

Re:First Post (3, Funny)

anomnomnomymous (1321267) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263403)

To be honest, I find it quite mountainarious.

Re:First Post (0)

bistromath007 (1253428) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263585)

Candlejack is at it aga

Re:First Post (2, Funny)

ILuvRamen (1026668) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263625)

it's actually a clue. You have to decrypt the rest of the summary using the first letters of every prime numbered word.

Fill in the blank (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263115)

"There are a number of sites offering cipher challenges, just funny to see the FBI encouraging" ...terrsm? organized crime? porn? OSS?

Re:Fill in the blank (5, Funny)

morgan_greywolf (835522) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263437)

Well, actually, I think it's supposed to be

Oh, the fun and prizes! (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263121)

The winner receives an all expense 1 way trip to the tropical island of Cuba!

Re:Oh, the fun and prizes! (5, Funny)

morgan_greywolf (835522) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263415)

"You'll love our fun-filled resort on beautiful Guantanamo Bay!"

Meh. The resort is okay, but I hear the service is torture!

Re:Oh, the fun and prizes! (1)

Ruvim (889012) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264165)

at least you don't have to tip a DJ

Re:Oh, the fun and prizes! (3, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264193)

"You'll love our fun-filled resort on beautiful Guantanamo Bay!"

Meh. The resort is okay, but I hear the service is torture!

I heard the place is full of violent, religious fanatics who hate America.

I'd rather vacation somewhere like Europe where they're not violent, religious fanatics.

Re:Oh, the fun and prizes! (1)

Memroid (898199) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263873)

I wish... instead all I got was:

"Congratulations, you did it! Thanks for participating,
and happy holidays."

They renditioned coondoggie... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263133)

...right in the middle of the post. Who says government doesn't work?

P.S. Winners get the same

Don't forget to drink your oveltine. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263135)

What? A commercial?

Re:Don't forget to drink your oveltine. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263185)

Poor Ralphie...

Crack this one (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263739)

YHBT YHL HAND

This will really piss of the Chinese (5, Funny)

Alain Williams (2972) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263137)

or whichever foreign government owns the code that the FBI has just recruited the bright kids on the Internet to crack :-)

Re:This will really piss of the Chinese (2, Interesting)

Sockatume (732728) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263831)

It'll really piss off the NSA (or other TLA) if it turns out that the computer science discoveries made by the competitors transfer to encryption systems they use.

Harry you? (5, Interesting)

BadAnalogyGuy (945258) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263143)

Houdini was always searching for better, more clever ways to perform escape acts and illusions. After he would debut a new trick, others would immediately try to emulate the trick. The trick was on them, though, because Houdini would frequently expose their methods (because it was originally his) and prove himself to be the true master magician.

No difference here. Just the FBI gauging the abilities of the community.

Re:Harry you? (4, Interesting)

Architect_sasyr (938685) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263273)

Or maybe looking for recruits? I'd imagine that if you're an American then working for some agency which will go un-named you would be earning a stack of money, and if you're a foreign national then they're going to set you up with a visa and a passport and some covert operation to fly your geeky self into the United States. Thus maintaining the "best of the best" cryptographic team, or at least trying to.

Hate to see what happens to the guy who finds the flaw and then says "Sorry, I want to work for [the Chinese]"...

Re:Harry you? (2, Interesting)

failedlogic (627314) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264045)

It wouldn't be a far stretch of the imagination that the FBI would highly consider those that have applied to Intelligence organizations but didn't make it. Doesn't mean they are less talented at their jobs. There's all kinds of reasons to choose the FBI over some of the others - there's always +/- trade-offs.

Re:Harry you? (1)

ZouPrime (460611) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264115)

The "challenge" issued is so lame, I doubt this will help them recruit anyone.

I mean, come on. YYY.AHB.MSK/NSCDC.OFZ? Can you make it more easy? Jeez.

Re:Harry you? (2)

puto (533470) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264167)

I have an old great uncle in South Carolina, mid 80s. For years he has had me assemble or point him in the direction when he buys himself new computers or gadgets.

And he is amazingly adept with them.

Turns out my quiet old uncle was a brilliant cryptologist in the OSS.

He told me they retired him quietly in his 30's with a big fat pensions, and he has been doing nothing and growing peaches ever since. And when he says it his eyes twinkle.

Re:Harry you? (1)

dov_0 (1438253) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263775)

Just wondering how much personal information they want on the entrance form...

Oh, and don't worry about the clicks on the phone line. They already data-mined [slashdot.org] your phone records, so they wouldn't really bother to listen in, would they?

encouraging... (0, Redundant)

aztektum (170569) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263245)

^[NO CARRIER]

Link to the 2008 challenge (5, Informative)

root777 (1354883) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263287)

The links in the article point to FBI challenges in 2007 and the kids challenge but do not point to the 2008 challenge.

Here is the FBI Cryptanalysis challenge 2008 http://www.fbi.gov/page2/dec08/code_122908.html [fbi.gov]

Other helpful links for reference
2007 challenge: http://www.fbi.gov/page2/nov07/code112107.html [fbi.gov]
Kids challenge: http://www.fbi.gov/kids/k5th/jobs9.htm [fbi.gov]

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263451)

Where's the code?
There's nothing there; just a few sentences talking about the challenge, and links to some educational resources. WTF?

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263453)

A picture of it is on the front page:
http://www.fbi.gov/
Link broken on the front page?

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (1)

gfody (514448) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263981)

It seems they're trying to better their odds this year by only allowing the code to be seen by visitors using IE

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (4, Informative)

Chris Daniel (807289) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263691)

Also, here's the code (transcribed a damn Flash file; wtf you guys):

VFWTDLCSWV. YD NSLMIJFWEJFD GSW SL NIJNQBLM FOBV EJFDVF DLNIGTFBSL. KBVBF YYY.AHB.MSK/NSCDC.OFZ FS EDF WV QLSY SA GSWI VWNNDVV.

Lameness filter ... it was presented in caps on the original, so it is presented as such here!

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (5, Informative)

enFi (1401137) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263885)

Presuming that the text is all the information we need - maybe the got creative and did steganography, or a message hidden in the flash source.

I agree with the characters; if newlines are relevant:

VFWTDLCSWV. YD
NSLMIJFWEJFD GSW SL
NIJNQBLM FOBV EJFDVF
DLNIGTFBSL. KBVBF
YYY.AHB.MSK/NSCDC.OFZ
FS EDF WV QLSY SA
GSWI VWNNDVV.

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264099)

Here it is with the obvious letters replaced (y=w, a=f, h=b, b=i, m=g, o=h, f=t, z=m)
VTWTDLCOWV. WD
NOLGIJTWEJTD GOW OL
NIJNQILG THIV EJTDVT
DLNIGTTIOL. VIVIT
WWW.FBI.GOV/NOCDC.HTM
TO EDT WV QLOW OF
GOWI VWNNDVV.

abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264213)

stupendous. we congratulate you on cracking this latest encryption.
visit www.fbi.gov/coded.htm to let us know of your success.

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264243)

It's a simple substitution cypher. It's seriously easier than 99% of newspaper cryptograms, mostly because so many letters are given away by the url in the code.

Result (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264015)

It's a pretty simple substitution cipher, and the obvious web address in the code makes it even simpler. A simple bit of guess work and you get the result:
"stupendous. we congratulate you on cracking this latest encryption. visit www.fbi.gov/coded.htm to let us know of your success"

The lookup table for the substitution is:
A : f; C : d; B : i; E : l; D : e; G : y; F : t; I : r; H : b; K : v; J : a; M : g; L : n; O : h; N : c; Q : k; S : o; T : p; W : u; V : s; Y : w; Z : m;

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (1)

Nathrael (1251426) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264217)

What if it has to do anything with the video they're linking to if you click on the flash image? It looks completely unrelated, but who knows...

Re:Link to the 2008 challenge (1)

Nathrael (1251426) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264235)

Ah, nevermind. Ignore please.

Fidelity, Bravery (n/t) (2, Insightful)

Cryptosporidium (145269) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263297)

Hm. Hidden message.

FBI's "Add yourself to suspect database contest (5, Funny)

Jason Quinn (1281884) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263317)

Dear citizens: Please inform us if you have the talents necessary to be suspects in criminal cyber-cracking cases. That is all. Love, The FBI

Re:FBI's "Add yourself to suspect database contest (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263845)

Gotta love free labour.

Winners = new recruits
Losers = new detainees

This is like the Last Starfighter (2, Funny)

synthesizerpatel (1210598) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263323)

Except for video games and aliens, it'll be a bunch of crypto guys battling it out with Matlab.

Re:This is like the Last APLfighter (1)

zurtle (785688) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263835)

Matlab?

I use APL, you insensitive clod. Much, much more fun for code cracking/number crunching!

Where's the challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263329)

Has anyone got a link to the actual challenge?

TFS has links to a fucking article which links to another pile of useless shit.

I wonder if the submitter, coondoggie (mcooney@nww.com), is in any way related to networkworld.com, the host of the wholly useless article?

P.S. ScuttleMonkey, you are a useless cunt. Please RTFA before clicking the "OMGPOST!!!!" button.

Re:Where's the challenge (1)

dov_0 (1438253) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263867)

The links may be a cryptic clue...

That story really made me think... (0)

matelmaster (1040950) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263335)

It's like the FBI accidentally the whole bottle!

Re:That story really made me think... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263545)

I think the FBI accidentally some of your words.

Re:That story really made me think... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263687)

I don't think it was an accident.

Everyone is a Winner (2, Funny)

retech (1228598) | more than 4 years ago | (#26263341)

It's interesting to note that all of the participants in the challenge last year got an all expenses paid vacation to an undisclosed location. I guess it was a really cool vacation since none of them returned home.

South Hampton? Gah (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263373)

The website also refers to the University of South Hampton.

I, however, am a resident of Southampton, thou insensitive clods.

Other notable residential locations include Northampton, Littlehampton and Southall.

link to challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#26263389)

http://www.fbi.gov/page2/dec08/code_122908.html

Re:link to challenge (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263605)

Wow. Cryptograms in the newspaper are harder than that.

stupendous. we
congratulate you on
cracking this latest
encryption. visit
www.fbi.gov/coded.htm
to let us know of
your success.

Re:link to challenge (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264149)

Mod parent -1 redundant

First word is... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263423)

..."congratulations!". The rest is a breeze.

Who would have guessed, aye?

Kinda lame.

A similar challenge for linux web servers... (4, Interesting)

lamapper (1343009) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263431)

Reminds me of a security company that issued a hacking / cracking challenge somewhere between 3 and 8 years back, no way could I find this article...perhaps one of your ./ will provide a link...

The company offered over $10,000.00 for not only hacking and cracking their server, but showing the company how they did it.

If memory serves (and it sometimes does not) they paid out the first and second years of the challenge, but in year three no one successfully broke into their web server environment.

I believed they kept eliminating modules that had holes and were not needing and closing holes in modules that were needed.

Based on what I read, they were able to 100% successfully secure their web servers from attacks only because they were using Linux as the OS.

I remembered comparing their results with others attempts with other operating systems and really wanting to learn Linux.

Now that I am using Unix and Linux and have a better understanding of what they were doing I can see the simple genius in such challenges.

Whether just for security or for scouting talent, whatever their reasons, its money well spent when they offer cash prizes to the few that are successful!

Re:A similar challenge for linux web servers... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264049)

Except that challenge was actually difficult.

Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (2)

bennomatic (691188) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263463)

It was not, shall we say, stupendously hard. A little common sense and some patience was all it took. I expected that I'd be looking at something a little tougher than I used as clues in the scavenger hunt at my 10th birthday party.

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (1)

Psychotria (953670) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263595)

I got the first six words without writing anything down. Maybe they got it mixed up with the kids challenge.

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (1)

bennomatic (691188) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263889)

I just started with what was obviously a URL, made a few guesses about that and everything else fell into place in about 2 minutes.

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (1)

Psychotria (953670) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264117)

I think I may apply for a job.

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (1)

bennomatic (691188) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264241)

Yeah, so might my dog.

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263745)

YYY.AHB.MSK/NSCDC.OFZ

Hmm ... I wonder that is?

Re:Ummm, was this supposed to be difficult? (1)

bennomatic (691188) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263921)

Right. Like, duh.

FBI as code crackers? (2, Interesting)

girlintraining (1395911) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263477)

Oh, come on. This is from an organization that cut funding for terrorism just before 9/11 to add resources to software piracy. Do you really think if they had the brains do do cryptanalysis they'd...

oh wait.

I suppose they are looking for brains, huh.

Re:FBI as code crackers? (1)

Amazing Quantum Man (458715) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263529)

Oh, come on. This is from an organization that cut funding for terrorism just before 9/11 to add resources to software piracy.

But if the Evil Content Pirates(tm) steal music, the The Terrorists Have Won(tm).

Re:FBI as code crackers? (1)

ricebowl (999467) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263757)

I suppose they are looking for brains, huh.

You're saying the FBI are zombies..?

FBI uses open source software (2, Interesting)

root777 (1354883) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263483)

Interesting that FBI uses plone as their CMS and not Wordpress and they have IE compatibility CSS code like the rest of the planet.
Clue: Is there a reason why they have the crypto code displayed as a flash file and not a simple png or jpeg file?

Re:FBI uses open source software (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263767)

Any idea what the Flash file does on your machine, besides display the text of the crypto code?

Too Easy (1)

Arkaic (784460) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263503)

Bleh. Its just a simple substitution cipher. They didn't even change the grouping of the letters. Took me about 5 minutes to figure it out.

I cracked it... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263511)

"Be sure to drink your ovaltine"

What the hell does that mean?

I win (2, Funny)

binaryseraph (955557) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263517)

I have decrypted. Answer is: U R under Arrest.

damn!

And the winners get... (1)

peacefinder (469349) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263557)

And the winners get all expenses incurred DMCA prosecutions!

Easy. (1)

Dice (109560) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263575)

There were some dead give-away cribs.

Spoiler below...

sed -e s/H/b/g -e s/D/e/g -e s/A/f/g -e s/M/g/g -e s/B/i/g -e s/S/o/g -e s/K/v/g -e s/Y/w/g -e s/V/s/g -e s/F/t/g -e s/W/u/g -e s/T/p/g -e s/L/n/g -e s/C/d/g -e s/G/y/g -e s/N/c/g -e s/I/r/g -e s/J/a/g -e s/E/l/g -e s/Q/k/g -e s/O/h/g -e s/Z/m/g fbi.txt

Re:Easy. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264097)

http://www.fbi.gov/coded.htm

"Congratulations, you did it! Thanks for participating, and happy holidays."

It's a trap! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263581)

Seriously, here's the answer :

Lbh ner va ivbyngvba bs gur QZPN.

Run! Run!

Anonymous Coward (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263607)

That, was, dumb.

Extremely Lame (1)

INeededALogin (771371) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263609)

Why embed the text in a flash object? code [fbi.gov] ... I would of given this a shot if I could of relied on some normalized text, but no... that would make sense. Sense and gov't obviously don't belong in the same room. Yea... I am a little disappointed.

Re:Extremely Lame (1)

Rsimark (101721) | more than 5 years ago | (#26264139)

Did someone forget the tinfoil hat? Many forget about those annoying flash 'cookie' packages? You either whack em from the file system, or head over to MacroMedia/aka Adobe web site to access 'their' online Settings Manager tool at http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html [macromedia.com]

Whether or not the intention was initially there, because they can, the cynic in me says they will.

what it should be (2, Interesting)

overcaffein8d (1101951) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263621)

what it should be:

coondoggie writes to tell us that the FBI has issued another cracking challenge for a new cipher on their site. Tens of thousands responded to a similar challenge last year. In addition to the challenge the FBI is also offering a few primers on the subject. There are a number of sites offering cipher challenges, just funny to see the FBI encouraging 4J58I4JTK5NRO4844/4534852WDVJRIN67/368RB8XC0GJFNFXVXCVJVXV8R/GE8F/RETWQ8ER8WRHQ98CVUXHE8V09E8Q/WRWE8Q7T-E8THQEW/CHICKEN438R8SDFUEFNX7/4UDFJD7FH47FHEFT28FHEW6DFT

Ma83 (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263641)

go suck a dick you faggot. (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263649)

i hear obama is going to fuck you in the ass real hard.

Don't worry too much (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263651)

That code was way too easy, so don't worry I don't think you will get a free vacation or the like for that little work. Heck! If the FBI uses that kind of encryption I have to warn my grand mother that terrorists might try to hire her as cryptanalyst ... o.O

Cryptogram tool (2, Informative)

Jade E. 2 (313290) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263667)

There are automated ones out there that solve this in under a second, but if you want to figure it out yourself try this page:

http://www.esg.montana.edu/meg/consbio/cryptogram/crypto.html [montana.edu]

Here's the puzzle text to copy:

VFWTDLCSWV. YD NSLMIJFWEJFD GSW SL NIJNQBLM FOBV EJFDVF DLNIGTFBSL.
KBVBF YYY.AHB.MSK/NSCDC.OFZ FS EDF WV QLSY SA GSWI VWNNDVV.

Re:Cryptogram tool (1)

dexmachina (1341273) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263855)

yyy.ahb.msk/nscdc.ofz Holy crib Batman.

When you crack it, it says . . . (1)

MidnightPsycho (827920) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263673)

Congratulations, you did it! Thanks for participating, and happy holidays.

Mission Creep (0)

PingXao (153057) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263689)

Communications security in the US is a mission of the NSA, not the FBI. This contest should be shut down and the money used on it returned to the treasury. The FBI has no business doing this, no matter how "cool" it is.

Re:Mission Creep (1)

iammani (1392285) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263969)

I did not know NSA had the monopoly in organizing code cracking contests in the US. May be they should sue the FBI asking for compensation. A cease and desist letter should be even more fun.

Re:Mission Creep (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263985)

'cause the miniscule amount of money used to encourage some fun and public interest in cryptography is such waste, while the trillions poured into Iraq and bank bailouts with no tangible objective or purpose aren't. This is like optimizing the hell out of your command-line parser while your main program is executing a O(N^2) algorithm. Given the way the world is heading, there should be more public funding for programs that encourage interest in science and technology, not less. Judging from your comment history, it's time to get your bitter libertarian ass outside and see how the real world works.

invitation for monitoring (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263715)

The winner and all applicants will receive one free year of FBI wiretapping, complete with monitoring of all internet activities.

get the public to crackem (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263731)

Agent Moldy: why can't we crack this code?
Agent slutty: Its to good for us to crack.
Agent Moldy: Think slutty think. How do we get someone to work on this for us?
Agent slutty: I know moldy we can create a contest and have someone else do it for us.

i just went to the shitter (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26263847)

and i shit out an obama.

pppffffftttttttt.

a big brown dump into the toilet.

TOO EASY (0, Redundant)

rennys66 (1441117) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263871)

it's a substitution cipher- I solved it in about 10 minutes. the part towards the end that starts with YYY is a web address- guess which site??

No congradulate (1)

BountyX (1227176) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263919)

What ever you do, DO NOT let the FBI congradulate you on your success.

Be careful (1)

Tablizer (95088) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263941)

When you win one of these contests, you may discover that your garbage is regularly replaced with phony garbage.

Was Fairly Easy... (1)

mmalove (919245) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263979)

Took me longer to find a pencil than to crack the damn code. Now on to much more interesting things, like watching my three year old arrange the perfect train crash under a footstool.

Oh hi there (1)

deblau (68023) | more than 5 years ago | (#26263995)

V'q yvxr gb gnxr guvf bccbeghavgl gb fnl "Uryyb!" gb nyy zl snaf va qbzrfgvp fheirvyynapr.

Re:Oh hi there (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264199)

Bu, fuvg! Ur'f oebxra gur pbqr!

That was actually kind of fun. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#26264079)

But I think it took longer to find the damn page and load the flash document than it did to decipher the message, I think maybe that was the real challenge.

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