Questions tagged [cipher]

A cipher is a simple method of modifying messages to make them unreadable, but still possible to recover. Common ciphers are Caesar, Vigenere, Atbash, and several types of substitution cipher. Other ciphers include polynomial ciphers such as Playfair, Foursquare, etc.

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There's an ARG I've been working on, and I'm stuck on this puzzle

I've been attempting to solve this ARG named SAN for the past 2 days or so, and I've been stuck on this image for about a day. Are there any algorithms or methods to figure it out? By the way, the ...
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Where is Steve?

Steve is a modern painter. He and his brother live in England. Today his brother found him missing. He searched everywhere, but couldn't find Steve. But in Steve's room, he found the below painting. ...
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A “Puzzling” Cipher

I thought I'd put together a simple cipher for all of you Puzzling lovers out there. If you need help, you can always look to the wisdom of the past for guidance. The answer is a single word, and each ...
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Find the title and artist of this song

Below, I've used this alphabet: to encode the first eight lines of a song. Find the title and artist. 4c4a’3h4a 3b1d1f3g2a 2e1d 4c3a1b2e 3a2b2b 3g1b3d3e2e 1e3e4a’1e 3b1d1f3g2a 2e1d 3h1f3g 3a4b1d3f ...
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There is a secret message in the picture

There is a secret message in the picture, can you find it? This picture is from the 50 trillion dollars challenge from the free ebook "Muko and the Secret". This one is already solved so I hope I do ...
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Alternating Audio Waves

Try solving this cipher from these strange memos: Memo 1 Welcome Comet, today's Thisbe plus Russell here! Memo 2 Reading outlaws loudness. Memo 3 Retro memo: Berlin today upheld voting ...
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Technological guinea pig

My little guinea pig "Aurora" is on holiday and it send me a message (yes is a hyper-technological guinea pig!!). But unfortunately she has forgotten that I don't know the language of the guinea pigs :...
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Cipher Riddle (intermediate)

You must decode and answer it! Here it is: 00101010 01001101 01100111 01101000 00100000 01101101 01110110 00100000 01101000 01110100 01110111 00100000 01101101 01101110 01110111 00100000 01100101 ...
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Cricket or Cipher?

Congrats Bass for finding the answer of Find this Cricket terminology Find the names of three Cricket stadiums from the below codes: 1. dy30q7i 2. 23jgo36 3. 5y39fqo
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The door of death!

You have been taken prisoner and thrown in a dungeon. You have escaped your cell, are standing in front of two identical doors. One will lead you to freedom, the other to a place where you will die a ...
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Can You Cipher It? #2

Link to the first cryptogram: Can You Decipher It? Cryptogram #2: kk yn hc im ym nu lr ys rl ua pb at rn lt mk eu ue ui re is zi pw ii ui bu rr pe dl ss bp rg qk kk zf pw– ew pb oz ev xd ep qb li at ...
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Hackers have created a new scheme to send passwords

Note: Following puzzle was used in certain competition and every detail of task is virtual (This certain competition is not ongoing). Hackers have created a new scheme to send passwords. ...
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Hidden message #2

One day I was going to a temple. On the path I met an old person who was giving cards to everyone. On card there is a strange message written. Will you help me to read the message? Hint
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The Great Binary Puzzle - Part 3

There are 2 rooms left and it's lighter than the other 2. You enter the 3rd room. You see a door with a key lock and you see a cartridge and a TV with a Nintendo Entertainment System. You look at the ...
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A crypto-limerick from Peru

There once was a man from Peru, Whose limericks all stopped at line two. Rpl xcjd jfi yfo, Cw hzhyywh ot iojet, Fdy ovjyu ozmn tdz spg yxz oet yxmgybm. Can you figure out what cipher this ...
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Here's a little cryptogram I wrote, you might want to read it letter for letter

Mage's birth seems important. That's all I'm going to say. J EJPL QW VFIUQT UXWUTH YOSWSUV, HIU Q JQ PIAX PN HSV. BQIZ BQMKS R QBG WSU MGMTB, JRE IV E CQC ASWWK JV CLF PNEE QO M EW. R EN I KMU ...
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Lost in Translation: The Test

This just in: an alien message was received on Earth!! It seems some extraterrestrial species has contacted us in a language with symbols similar to our own--presumably for our convenience. You, a ...
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What in this world is she trying to say?

I happened to meet one of my friends after about a couple of years. Obviously we both were very happy, but still, she didn't leave her habit of challenging me to decipher what she was saying. I ...
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Decrypt the Message

I tried creating a simple cipher. Don't think if there exist this type of encryption. If its not good or too easy, all suggestions are welcomed! Encrypted Message: ...
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Michel's cryptic kana

My friend Michel is at it again. Today I found this email in my inbox: Subject: おいじゃくしゃあむう いみしゃあ りょん ぎをえしゃきょお てば おんない あきわんのんこお しいしゅう ぞびいけえ るう りゃいじい るう りょん わぐ えきゃ。お うてにょいつ うた ごりゅえや ごんをいれんや ...
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Mirror of men! he showers, with liberal hands,

lxwhmlnv lhlib mxbwhmlnv lbnJ I wonder how long it will take, should not be too difficult, but not to easy either. Please let me know in your answer what you think of the difficulty and if it's "fun",...
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The Trail of Clues: The Mystery island

<--- Previous and first clue You are standing on a roof in Israel at the top of the Ladder. You notice that there is a small package taped to the top rung of the ladder. You pick it up and take it ...
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Vigenere text cipher

Cipher: Udfwavk wcfo nt "zjljhydmu" This cipher is a solution to this which is currently unsolved and has a bounty. Clarifications: This is a special cipher, a Vigenere cipher, with this riddle ...