Challenge on ASCII Codes

My friend shared a challenge puzzle with me but I don't have any idea how to solve it. I believe that it's related to ASCII characters.

• Any chance we can get a transcription of the image? Mar 4, 2020 at 6:43
• I don't have transcription of this image Mar 4, 2020 at 6:48
• It seems so. First step would be to convert hex (ASCII) to text. It contains some Morse code. Mar 4, 2020 at 6:55
• This is for 3rd row racaetsr_._. nO Mar 4, 2020 at 7:17
• look what I found stackoverflow.com/questions/56896434/… please note the characters they are trying to print!!! 8 months ago Mar 4, 2020 at 16:50

1 Answer

Transcription of the grid:

00000000 D8 FF E0 FF 10 00 46 42 11 21 01 00 48 00 27 6E
00000010 2E 5F 2E 5F 6F 73 65 6D 61 52 64 6E 6D 6F 68 43
00000020 72 61 63 61 65 74 73 72 5F 2E 5F 2E 0A 0A 6E 4F
00000030 79 6C 61 20 20 6E 6C 69 75 6C 69 73 65 76 6D 20
00000040 6E 69 20 64 69 77 68 74 69 20 6C 6C 73 75 76 69
00000050 20 65 68 74 75 6F 68 67 73 74 63 20 6E 61 62 20
00000060 61 65 20 72 6F 74 73 20 65 65 72 20 61 65 69 6C
00000070 79 74 20 2C 73 41 69 20 6C 6C 73 75 6F 69 20 6E
00000080 6E 6F 65 63 63 20 65 72 74 61 64 65 61 20 65 72
00000090 6E 20 77 6F 72 20 61 65 69 6C 79 74 20 2E 73 49
000000A0 27 6E 20 74 74 69 0A 3F 43 0A 6E 6F 72 67 74 61
000000B0 2C 73 59 20 75 6F 68 20 76 61 20 65 61 6D 65 64
000000C0 69 20 20 74 65 68 65 72 0A 21 4E 0A 77 6F 20 2C
000000D0 65 54 6C 6C 75 20 20 73 62 61 75 6F 20 74 6F 79
000000E0 72 75 66 20 76 61 72 6F 74 69 20 65 61 48 6B 63
000000F0 20 20 20 2D 6F 50 74 73 61 6D 20 6E 65 53 75 63
00000100 69 72 79 74 54 20 61 65 0A 6D 5F 0A 5F 2E 73 2E
00000110 6D 6F 52 65 6E 61 6F 64 43 6D 61 68 61 72 74 63
00000120 FF D8 FF E0 00 10 4A 46 49 46 00 01 01 00 00 48


Left column

The column on the left is all multiples of 16 in hex numbers from 0 to 288:
0, 16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 144, 160, 176, 192, 208, 224, 240, 256, 272, 288

Remaining grid

Translation of the right-side grid (Hex numbers to text):

[NL] below represents a "new line" character.

����FB!H'n
._._osemaRdnmohC
racaetsr_._.[NL][NL]nO
yla  nliulisevm
ni diwhti llsuvi
ehtuohgstc nab
ae rots eer aeil
yt ,sAi llsuoi n
noecc ertadea er
n wor aeilyt .sI
'n tti[NL]?C[NL]norgta
,sY uoh va eamed
i  teher[NL]!N[NL]wo ,
eTllu  sbauo toy
ruf varoti eaHkc
-oPtsam neSuc
irytT ae[NL]m_[NL]_.s.
moRenaodCmahartc
����JFIFH


Text is scrambled but only within individual words.

osemaRdnmohC racaetsr
some Random Characters

nOyla nliulisevm ni diwhti llsuvi ehtuohgstc nab ae rots eer aeilyt,
Only an illusive mind with illusive thoughts can bear to see reality,

sAi llsuoi nnoecc ertadea ern wor aeilyt.sI 'n tti?
As illusion once created are now reality. Isn't it?

Cnorgta,sY uoh va eamed i teher!
Congrats, You have made it here!

Nwo,eTllu sbauo toyruf varoti e aHkc
Now, Tell us about your favorite Hack

-oPtsam neSuc irytT aem
- Postman Security Team

s.moRenaodCmahartc
some Random Charact...

Full answer to the puzzle:

Only an illusive mind with illusive thoughts can bear to see reality,
As illusion once created are now reality. Isn't it?
Congrats, You have made it here!
Now, Tell us about your favorite Hack
- Postman Security Team

• How can we proceed with the below output and what it symbolizes?? Mar 4, 2020 at 7:20
• after getting these output how to proceed with this? Mar 4, 2020 at 7:21
• No idea. Since there is some punctuation and spaces. I assume rearranging the text in some way would make it readable. There are websites such as boulter.com/anagram that can help with finding words in text, but there are so many possibilities. Mar 4, 2020 at 7:24
• sure i will try and get back to you if i get any Mar 4, 2020 at 7:25
• Last line is the JPG file header: FF D8 FF E0 00 10 4A 46 49 46 00 01 and like a few more after. Maybe if you reverse order of lines and open as jpg you will gett an image Mar 4, 2020 at 16:35