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    24hrs to decrypt this, any ideas?


    Sorry if this is in the wrong place, I'm new to devshed.

    333634010689203964654634203

    All I know is that it's two words and doesn't use any standard cyphers.

    Good luck, and thanks!
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    For any given random set of bytes, then
    Romney Wins
    Obama Loses
    are equally probable.

    You can't just say "here are some bytes, decode them", because there is no information to say whether X or Y is actually a better answer.
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
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    Originally Posted by salem
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    For any given random set of bytes, then
    Romney Wins
    Obama Loses
    are equally probable.

    You can't just say "here are some bytes, decode them", because there is no information to say whether X or Y is actually a better answer.
    Thanks for the reply,

    The person that gave me the message said it was not an OTP.
    It's two words, the first being 2 letters, the second being 7. 29 characters total, so each 3 number string translates to a letter.

    333
    634

    010
    689
    203
    964
    654
    634
    203

    634 and 203 both appear twice.

    Does that help, or is it still impossible?
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    The repeated tokens would only be useful if it were known to be a substitution cipher.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frequency_analysis

    Methods of attack vary in their success rate. COA with only one short sample is largely a waste of effort.
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
    If at first you don't succeed, try writing your phone number on the exam paper

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