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Encoding 101

Info

Encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of encoding system. Depending on the abstraction level and context, corresponding code points and the resulting code space may be regarded as bit patterns, octets, natural numbers, electrical pulses, etc.

What you will learn

Identifying common encoding schemes: * Base64 encoding * Base32 encoding * URL encoding * Unicode * HTML entity encoding * Base58 encoding

Scenario pre-requisites

Basic LINUX/Windows commands.

Technical Details

  • VM Information
    • Image: Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

References/ Further Reading

  • Hex Encoding
  • Base64 encoding
  • Base32/64 encoding
  • URL encoding
  • Unicode
  • HTML entity encoding
  • Base58 encoding
  • MODESINGLEPLAYER
  • TYPECCL
  • DIFFICULTYEASY
  • TIME30 MINUTES
  • COST10 CRYSTALS
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