Questions tagged [decryption]

Process of decoding an encrypted message with an authorized access (knowledge of the protocol, the encryption algorithm and the key).

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Generating stats_data field for Badoo browser app login

Badoo (a Tinder-like service) desktop browser app sends the following message to the server with a sign-in request: "server_login_by_password":{ "user":"xxx", &...
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Forcing embedded libcurl to disable SSL verification

I am trying to decrypt HTTPs communications in a binary that I know has been statically linked with cURL. How can I force curl to not verify SSL certificates for fiddler to intercept? I am using the ...
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Trying to understand this game packet encryption/compression

I'm working on dead game (Ghost In The Shell: First Assault Online), trying to get a working server emulator for it. I've done some work on this successfully. However, it seems like they use some kind ...
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Turning an unknown audio data stream into wav or similar format

I am trying to get the commentary (casters voice) from a dota2 game file. I've managed to parse the game file and select what I believe is the voice data. This is in a weird format (CSVCMsg_VoiceData) ...
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Reverse engineering a “Crypto++/CryptoPP” Windows Service using Ghidra

I'm new the reversing scene (and this site!). I recently got interested in seeing how Windows Services tick, and discovered a weird encryption scheme. The binary isn't obfuscated at all (at least, it ...
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How to extract information from a binary file knowing the target info

I have some measured data comes from a various types of sensors. The sensors are connected to a data-logger in order to store measurement data. After measurement, the data transported and stored in a ...
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Decrypt application protocol packet

I have several applications that interact with the network, but the data is encrypted. I set breakpoints on send ws2_32.dll and found the correct buffer in which the encrypted data was located (then I ...
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Where are private keys for Google Play stored on an android device?

I am running an application in BlueStacks that was installed with Google Play and am trying to look at network packets which are encrypted using RSA over TLS. I can see the client key exchange packet ...
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How to find .lu encryption method in Android app using Frida?

I was able to extract resource.car from a Corona android application. And then unpacked it using corona-archiver. But I can't read file contents, I've tried luadec and failed with error: bad ...
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Frida finding out a decryption/decode algorithm

It's been a few days I'm working on an application to find out about an encryption it is using on a few strings received from API, but no success so far. These are the strings: ...
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Key Algorithm Reverse

I am trying to reverse a Seed/Key algorithm. i have some sample and knowledge about it, for example i know this algorithm work with only "xor" and "shift" operations. some sample shown in below: ...
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Reversing an encoded key with a given cipher - figuring out the reverse algorithm

So I have an ancient application for a company that has since gone bust and I thought I'd look at how it works; it provides a key, and requires a key given to it. Both these keys are encoded in a ...
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Stuck on XOR decryption of firmware

TL;DR I have an encrypted image and the cleartext version, and I'm almost certain it's an XOR cipher, but I can't figure out how to decrypt it. I have a few clues listed below. Ciphertext excerpt (...
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Help with reversing decryption in assembly

I've used x64dbg to work out decryption in a particular program. I've found where it changes the encrypted material into readable text but can't work out the best way to use this information to ...
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How to decrypt a file who encryption and key is unknown? [closed]

Here is the file that I am trying to findout a way to decrypt. settings.ini This file is from the settings of the MetaTrader 5. The same is the name of the application. Kindly suggest a better way so ...
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Reverse ASCII checksum algorithm

I am looking to reverse engineer what appears to be a 24-bit ASCII checksum. I tried the standard CRC 16 and 32-bit checksums and they don't work. Any pointers would be appreciated. Here is some ...
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How to decrypt the password using radare2 or gdb?

.--------------------------------------------------. | [0x804851b] | ...
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Recognize a decryption algorithm

I'm trying to reverse a malware that builds its IAT at runtime. Due to my inexperience, I'm having trouble to understand this function that accepts into EAX a dword (maybe some sort of hash) and into ...
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Decrypting the Config file of a Huawei router “HG630 V2”

followed that post from Wordpress https://hg658c.wordpress.com/2017/12/04/decrypting-configuration-files-from-other-huawei-home-gateway-routers/ Extracted the 4 Hex strings needed. But, looks ...
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Partially correctly decoded strings from pkware zip with known plaintext

I have a password-protected zip file, where the paths and filenames of each file are encrypted using PKWARE encryption. The password is known and correct, and so is the encryption algorithm. I also ...
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How does IPA decryption works?

All IPAs being downloaded from AppStore gets encrypted on servers as part of FairPlay DRM. But decryption is accomplished on local device. As far as I know there is some hardware module which contains ...
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decrypt config.bin file from Huawei B5328 router i have source files

Hello i need somehelp in decrypting the file config.bin generated by the page backup_setting.html from huawei B5328 router , i have access to all files in the router even the www files hosted on the ...
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Decrypting Lua Files from game

I'm truing to decrypt LUA scrpits from cocos2dx game (for wiki). Links to files of game: libhellolua.so (cocos2dx external library) example encrypted LUA-scripts (*.abc files) I was reading a ...
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how can i Encrypt a decrypted zte zxhn h108n V2.5 config file?

i have decrypted the config file using a program i found online ( maybe made by python to exe ) so to decrypt using it you type is command into CMD decode_zte_config.exe config.bin config.bin.xml ...
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find a video file in memory dump of a process

I have a player that plays encrypted video files and works like this: I open an encrypted video file with it it decrypts the video file and writes it to its memory and plays the file from the memory ...
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Determining the hash algorithm used [closed]

I have some test data: Test 1 Text: pass1234 Salt: 33b9d87b83c097ce3ea6e6f84a298f839aafc6d7aa23d909a43ac94bdee35ddf Hash: 61477724c136fb285918114792685a4d Test 2 Text: test1234 Salt: ...
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Reverse Engineering Temperatures (RS485 Bus)

I have the following hex byte data. Can someone help me reverse engineer the temperatures calculation? ID || 81 00 8c 00 82 00 aa 00 83 00 04 01 84 00 ff 00 85 00 21 04 The first byte is the id!...
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Intercept zip decryption key or files from an application

If an application is reading from a password protected zip file, is there a way to intercept the key being sent to decrypt the zip file. Or, is there a way to dump the files being read themselves?
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picoCTF be-quick-or-be-dead-1 dcrypt simulation with python

This is be-quick-or-be-dead-1 in picoCTF challenge (Download) in this file we can see decrypt_flag() function, this function return this flag: ./be-quick-or-be-dead-1 Calculating key... Done ...
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Sniffing TCP packets using Wireshark

I am trying to reverse engineer a decoder. The decoder contains a web server that makes sending/receiving information through the Internet possible. To do so I need to sniff the packets that the ...
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Ghidra pseudocode to Java/C

I have this piece of code generated from Ghidra void __cdecl FUNCTION(uint *key,uint *text) { undefined uVar1; ushort uVar2; uint *puVar3; uint *puVar4; uint *puVar5; int iVar6; uint ...
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Difficulty decrypting LCG string

I'm trying to analyze some malware. To get the hang of it I am following the decoding process on this website: Here is a description of the string encoding/decoding process: String encoding ...
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Is it possible to recover the key to a decrypted file?

Is it possible to recover the key to a decrypted file if you have the initialization vector and it uses RijndaelManaged? If so how? The file I want to recover the key from is a xml that looks like ...
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Can any one de-obfuscator this php code [closed]

my developer has changed all his contact info and i am unable to contact him and i want to move my site to another server but because of this obfuscator code in my php script i am unable to move my ...
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Decrypt ibt.sfi linux firmware(Intel Wireless 8265 Linux Bluetooth)

Why I want to decrypt: Intel 8265 Bluetooth is likely a RAMUSB device, which needs system to update firmware. I try to transplant this linux firmware to macOS. Problems I met: The macOS BT firmware ...
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Reverse engineering file format - ImageLink

I have some technical documentation which is supplied in the form of a generic Windows viewer and a database. The database contains different "books", which are represented by a bunch files: book.bbi ...
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1990s non windows software keys [closed]

Hi I am a Service Engineer on some very old ASML stppers that run a system called PAS (Philips automated steppers), these steppers are obsoleted by the manufacturer and no longer supported by anyone. ...
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How to identify which iOS kernelcache is installed?

I've an iPhone7 running iOS11.3 (15E216). The ipsw for this build version contains two separate kernelcache files named kernelcache.release.iphone9 and kernelcache.release.iphone10. Neither file is an ...
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RSA Decryption? [closed]

I am playing a game in my university where you have different puzzles based on cryptography and now in a puzzle named 'rsa', we have 2 files: 'key', 'secret'. The task for this is to decrypt the ...
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Reverse crypto algorythm, based on AES

Hello! I'm working on reversing one library (shared object) written for ARM architecture. It's obfuscated or packed with something pretty strong what makes debugging much harder and almost impossible ...
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Reverse engineering key fob checksum

I am trying to reverse engineer the key fob of my Ford Fiesta 2014 but I am stuck at finding the used checksum algorithm. I've successfully demodulates the key fob signal (using on-off keying + ...
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EEPROM data bytes verification

I'm investigating a tool. I have an section of an eeprom memory dump that this tool uses, shown in the figure below. By my inquiries, the two bytes highlighted in red are based on the bytes ...
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how to find private Key and passphrase stored inside a program?

There are some files (drivers) that are encrypted, and these files are working in a program that is installed in my computer. The program using these files needs to decrypt them. I am sure that the ...
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Help reverse decrypt function (decode -> encode)

I have this java function that decode 8bytes text string(encoded as int[]): public static int[] decode(int[] text, int[] key) { int j = 0x3c; //value 60 in decimal int i = 0x33; //value 51 in ...
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Guessing checksum 8 bit ASCII algorithm

I am trying to reverse engineer an 8-bit checksum algorithm of a Chinese machine with RS485 communication and ASCII encoding. I tried with all the algorithm I could find, but it seems that data ...
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How do i find the decryption key for a encrypted text file [closed]

So context i have a game and a encrypted save file. My thoughts were how to find the decryption key in reverse engineering my game .I watched tuts but i think this topic isnt much detailed so i need ...
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File Decryption Problems

over the past year, I provided an English patch to a community of thousands of players of a game I love and which is not available in English (just Chinese and Korean). Sadly, besides me, other ...
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How do I decode this JavaScript code? [duplicate]

Each file starts with the same function: (function(_0x128f83, _0x1ae5b9) { var _0x1b5471 = function(_0x339be5) { while (--_0x339be5) { _0x128f83['push'](_0x128f83['shift']()); ...
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Reverse Engineering Checksum (RS485 Bus)

I have the following data. Can someone help me reverse engineer the checksum calculation? Data Checksum 01 02 80 05 00 00 00 00 00 7d 8c 01 03 80 05 00 00 00 00 00 ...
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Decrypting authorization PHP script

Description I asked for help on freelancing, for the finalization of the project in PHP. All this worked well until I needed to edit the authorization mechanism. Having opened the file, I found that ...