HackTheBox Crypto Challenge Bank Heist

Crypto challenges have one thing for sure that decryption takes place using an algorithm which is used to encrypt that data.


For any HackTheBox Challenge you need to first look for the Files that can be downloaded or Start instances with a given port on docker.hackthebox.eu and for any zip file first password is always hackthebox.

So, I downloaded the zip file and unzipped it with password "hackthebox" and a Bank Heist txt file is there.


HackTheBox often consist of clues that can really help in understanding what needs to be done.

So, in this challenge we get to know that


You get to the scene of a bank heist and find that you have caught one person. Under further analysis of the persons flip phone you see a message that seems suspicious. Can you figure out what the message to put this guy in jail?


The clue says about an old fashioned Flip phone. So, I used an image to convert these available numbers in the txt file and get an output. Or you can also use your coding skills for conversion.

444333 99966688 277733 7773323444664 84433 22244474433777, 99966688 277733 666552999.

99966688777 777744277733 666333 84433 443344477778 4447777 44466 99966688777 4466688777733.

84433 5533999 8666 84433 55566622255 4447777 22335556669. 4666 8666 727774447777.


47777888 995559888 4555 47777888 44999988 666555997 : 8555444888477744488866 888648833369!!


IF YOU ARE READING THE CIPHER , YOU ARE OKAY.

YOUR SHARE OF THE HEIST IS IN YOUR HOUSE.

THE KEY TO THE LOCK IS BELOW. GO TO PARIS.


GSV XLWV GL GSV HZU OLXP : TLIVGRIVNVMGUFMW!!


Now, the hint says that all of them are alphabet. It means the algorithm have some connection substitution of the words. So, I researched on Google and get to know about ALPHABETICAL SUBSTITUTION.



Now, after this you just need to try out different combinations and you will get a Flag.


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