NorthSec CTF write-up — part 2

If you didn’t read it, I wrote a “part 1” which addresses easier challenges:
This post will be the part 2 of my write ups.


This challenge was interesting for me because of my bias towards challenges of the past. As soon as I saw a CAPTCHA, my whole body fully and completely assumed it was a challenge to logically bypass the captcha, as opposed to a crypto challenge. That assumption was my main error and I intend to learn from it. Like a friend of mine says…