moo‘ and says that it is equal to unescape. The ‘
unescape()‘ function computes a new string in which hexadecimal escape sequences are replaced with the character that it represents. In addition to the declaration of the ‘
moo‘ variable and the ‘unescape’ function we have the following encoded string ‘
In order to decode the string, we can use our favorite Government developed decoding tool, CyberChef. Surprisingly, CyberChef works really well considering it came from the public sector (please don’t arrest me). As can be seen from the image below, the interface is simple. You choose a recipe, then paste in your encoded text, and then it works its magic and decodes it for you. It even has a magic recipe that will automatically detect what you’re inputting. It really is a great application.
As shown above, the decoded text turns out to be ‘
ilovemoo‘. If you submit that to the password form then you should complete the mission.