Puzzle #3 Encoding

Mrs. G
Mrs. G
Nov 10 · 2 min read

Girls Go CyberStart is a fun series of cyber challenges where a curious mind and a willingness to try are your best tools. You don’t need any cybersecurity background to succeed! But if you like to warm up your cyber muscles before a race, these Practice Puzzles will give you a look at the types of challenges in GGCS along with tips and tricks to solving them. You could be solving challenges like these soon! Find out more and sign up to get competition updates here.

Welcome to our first Guest Puzzlers! Team PHS Girls Can Code from Poolsville High school in Maryland submitted this puzzle and hint.

Puzzle#3 Encoding:
01100110011011000110000101100111011110110011000001101110001100010110100101101110001100110101111101110100001100000011000000110001011100110101111101100001011100100011001101011111011101100011001101110010011110010101111101110101001101010011001101100110011101010011000101111101

Hint: What about some online tools to find the flag?

Encoding is a great idea for a puzzle theme so we are going to throw in three more to solve:

66 6c 40 67 7b 48 65 78 20 69 73 20 30 2d 39 20 70 6c 75 73 20 41 2d 46 7d

83 111 109 101 32 99 104 97 108 108 101 110 103 101 32 115 111 108 117 116 105 111 110 115 32 100 111 110 39 116 32 117 115 101 32 34 102 108 97 103 34

RW5jb2RpbmcgZG9lc24ndCBrZWVwIHNlY3JldHM=

Solutions will be posted in the next blog. Thanks again to our Guest Puzzlers Team PHS Girls Can Code!


Do you have a puzzle to share or a suggestion for a puzzle topic? Email us at support@girlsgocyberstart and include your Team Name school name, city and state so we can give you credit 👏

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Mrs. G

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Mrs. G

Mandy Galante — formerly a high school cybersecurity teacher and coach, now working with GGCS to help young people discover their cybersecurity talent.

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Encouraging girls across the US to become the next leaders in cybersecurity and help protect the web. Registration is now open!

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