Welcome to the Capture the Flag event brought to you by Architecture Notes. This exciting and challenging event is designed to test your skills and knowledge in encryption.

If you need a primer on encryption read our post about it here. You can also read the foundational paper by Diffie and Hellman aptly called New Directions in Cryptography.

What is a CTF?

In a Capture the Flag (CTF) event, participants are given the task of finding and capturing "flags," which are hidden within a series of computer systems or networks. These flags are typically represented as strings of text or code, and can only be captured by solving various puzzles and challenges.

Throughout the event, individuals will need to use their expertise in areas such as networking, cryptography, and programming to find and capture as many flags as possible. There is currently one flag available

Whether you are a seasoned CTF veteran or a beginner looking to learn more about cybersecurity, this event is sure to provide a fun and engaging learning experience. So get ready to put your skills to the test and join us for a thrilling Architecture Notes capture the flag competition!

You can use the hashtag #arcnotesctf to share ideas and communicate, if you solve it don't spoil the fun for others.

first programmer ever?

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P.S. You have already been given your first clue you just need to find it.