Level Goal

The password for the next level is stored in the file data.txt in one of the few human-readable strings, beginning with several ‘=’ characters.

Solution

Password: UsvVyFSfZZWbi6wgC7dAFyFuR6jQQUhR

So we need to find a string starting with a few =’s. Let’s try grep.

Super. Fortunately, we can see if there are any strings in a binary file by using strings.

Let’s pipe it to grep.

Super duper.