#!/usr/bin/env python3 """ game9.txt: jbnh ybce t owxh xtsix rod d hqoi edheoi swie rvz zee zfozr mb ihsirjbp zla zfhfso dx tsi, uph xrwf cw tgz mb lqf xkvbopsfvvk, vbo wlqfv pvg yrxtwez ovlw wts nhpzo qsf vroz utyiz hf mcs nkmxr. fgxs dki somx csc d puhkez ftgmzu yhjr zi vqr mxgjpw, atwta nitwip vvk nc hhpx hyto gsh aaicw isghv isrk vbjwlubx xggp; vs evv pvg loammj vvzwhh 'xwkmgs chh dwubiu srsp.'vkmk://zlrhm.oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw/wqgrfz.xaj """ """ In [25]: [ord('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'[i]) - ord('azurewebsites.net'[i]) for i in range(len('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'))] Out[25]: [14, -9, -7, -5, 14, -15, 3, 4, -14, 14, -9, 19, -5, 0, -12, 11, 3] In [26]: [ord(c) for c in "voldemort"] Out[26]: [118, 111, 108, 100, 101, 109, 111, 114, 116] In [27]: [ord(c)-ord('a') for c in "voldemort"] Out[27]: [21, 14, 11, 3, 4, 12, 14, 17, 19] In [28]: [ord(c)-ord('a')-26 for c in "voldemort"] Out[28]: [-5, -12, -15, -23, -22, -14, -12, -9, -7] In [29]: [ord('vkmk'[i]) - ord('http'[i]) for i in range(len('http'))] Out[29]: [14, -9, -7, -5] In [30]: [26 + ord('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'[i]) - ord('azurewebsites.net'[i]) for i in range(len('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'))] Out[30]: [40, 17, 19, 21, 40, 11, 29, 30, 12, 40, 17, 45, 21, 26, 14, 37, 29] In [33]: [(26 + ord('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'[i]) - ord('azurewebsites.net'[i])) for i in range(len('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'))] Out[33]: [40, 17, 19, 21, 40, 11, 29, 30, 12, 40, 17, 45, 21, 26, 14, 37, 29] In [34]: [(26 + ord('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'[i]) - ord('azurewebsites.net'[i]))%26 for i in range(len('oqnmshhfewkxn.bpw'))] Out[34]: [14, 17, 19, 21, 14, 11, 3, 4, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 0, 14, 11, 3] """ f = open('game9.txt', 'r') idx = 0 perm = [21, 14, 11, 3, 4, 12, 14, 17, 19] for line in f: for c in line: if ord('a') <= ord(c) <= ord('z'): print(chr((ord(c) - ord('a') + 52 - perm[idx]) % 26 + ord('a')), end='') idx += 1 idx %= 9 else: print(c, end='') """ output: once upon a time there was a dear little girl who was loved by everyone who looked at her, but most of all by her grandmother, and there was nothing that she would not have given to the child. once she gave her a little riding hood of red velvet, which suited her so well that she would never wear anything else; so she was always called 'little red riding hood.'http://laoda.azurewebsites.net/sesame.jpg """

After decoded the secret text, we got a picture and found some info in its exif info

http://laoda.azurewebsites.net/sesame.jpg

http://metapicz.com/#landing?imgsrc=http%3A%2F%2Flaoda.azurewebsites.net%2Fsesame.jpg

ImageDescription 928iSfNYUQdaN6lM4nS080BI++VUy7n8wQZ+P89Z5O0kdWYmbuaN6VAq/Ulokd6a/QBll6fg0ml7WWTKcUK5ANW4wUPRZyZbdZWbTAHLkHFd3rvnUzP0SIswfV83PwW+ Make nokia Model 3310 XResolution 1 YResolution 1 ResolutionUnit None Artist aes YCbCrPositioning Centered Copyright 256bit

But we failed to find the decryption key for the AES-256 encryption.

After the game, our problem setter told us the AES key is just very simple little red riding hood without spaces.