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To get more evidence, a police is trying to hack a criminal's computer. He finds a suspicious transaction file, but it is protected by a password. Than he find a text file which he thinks contain the needed password.

He says to himself : "What a fool to save the password here"

But, when he open the text file it is blank.

Help the police to reveal the hidden password.



Note :
I can not upload the blank text file,
So, please click edit question, and check the code between two dashes.

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    $\begingroup$ -1; IMO it's not good for the solver to have to hack the question-message (by clicking on "edit") in order to get to a vital part of the puzzle. $\endgroup$ – Rosie F Sep 1 '16 at 12:10
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It's

HelloBOSS

because

The characters in the text file have the decimal ASCII values 32 (space) and 9 (h-tab) (not counting line breaks):

32 9 32 32 9 32 32 32
32 9 9 32 32 9 32 9
32 9 9 32 9 9 32 32
32 9 9 32 9 9 32 32
32 9 9 32 9 9 9 9
32 9 32 32 32 32 9 32
32 9 32 32 9 9 9 9
32 9 32 9 32 32 9 9
32 9 32 9 32 32 9 9
Now, for each line, convert 32 to 0 and 9 to 1:
01001000
01100101
01101100
01101100
01101111
01000010
01001111
01010011
01010011
Then convert the bytes to ASCII:
HelloBOSS

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  • $\begingroup$ 25 reputation for you, for answering very fast and easy to understand. $\endgroup$ – Jamal Senjaya Sep 1 '16 at 8:08
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    $\begingroup$ should Be helloBOSS $\endgroup$ – Numberknot Sep 1 '16 at 9:04
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    $\begingroup$ @numberknot Nice catch, no idea how I managed to miss the second 'S'. I edited the answer now. I think the capitalized 'H' is correct, though. $\endgroup$ – user14478 Sep 1 '16 at 9:10

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