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GNU strings with --encoding=S

Works for me with strings version 2.37: $ strings --encoding=S bin1.bin precondition failed ����invalid argument $ strings --encoding=S bin2.bin ����precondition failed invalid argument
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Decoding a list of integer values in unknown format

The answer from @ratchet freak is correct. To add a little more information, this format is known as LEB128. It's not uncommon and pops up in various places. For example, DWARF3 debug info and ...
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Decoding a list of integer values in unknown format

it is clear that if the high bit of the first byte is not set then it is just the value of the byte So we can suspect that the high bit is a signal for extending the number checking the lone 1428 ...

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