Fun with Ciphers

I have been playing with some cipher puzzles that are on a website. I ran across the information about them from a tweet, and decided to take a look.

Link to the website: http://www.rtncyberjobs.com/

Cipher Puzzle - Binary

 

 

 

 

 

The first puzzle was a fairly easy one, it looked like a set of switches in either the ON or OFF position.

011000100
110100101
101110011
000010111
001001111
001011100
110110111
101101100
011101100
110010101
100100

Answer: binarysolved

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??? Have no idea how to solve this one
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You get this puzzle after entering the “binarysolved” key

Cipher Puzzle

The RGB color equivalent for the letters
G  250, 74, 94 – Pink
G   89, 103, 77 – Grey
R   81, 34, 35 – Burgundy
R  100, 183, 76 – Greenish
G   87, 67, 255 – Blueish

Since I have not deciphered this one I moved onto the other code on the main page.

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Second code on main page:
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Code:

TDS JPBBPS IB IV BA NDSP KIZGBX BGIQZV, BA WIQ ZEASIAFV BSIFKCGV, PRPQ BGAFZG LGPLUPSPN JX TDIEFSP, BGDQ BA BDUP SDQU WIBG BGAVP CAAS VCISIBV WGA QPIBGPS PQMAX KFLG QAS VFTTPS KFLG, JPLDFVP BGPX EIRP IQ BGP ZSDX BWIEIZGB BGDB UQAWV QPIBGPS RILBASX QAS NPTPDB. — _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Decrypted:

FAR BETTER IT IS TO DARE MIGHTY THINGS TO WIN GLORIOUS TRIUMPHS EVEN THOUGH CHECKERED BY FAILURE THAN TO TAKE RANK WITH THOSE POOR SPIRITS WHO NEITHER ENJOY MUCH NOR SUFFER MUCH BECAUSE THEY LIVE IN THE GRAY TWILIGHT THAT KNOWS NEITHER VICTORY NOR DEFEAT

Text:

A B C D E F G H I J L K M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
D T L N P T Z G I ? E U K Q A C ? S V B F R W ? X ?

Answer: Roosevelt – searched for president names with 9 letters

Some help to break codes: I did not really use this to break this code.
One-letter words:

a, I, 0.

Most frequent two-letter words:
of, to, in, it, is, be, as, at, so, we, he, by, or, on, do, if, me, my, up, an, go, no, us, am…

Most frequent three-letter words:

the, and, for, are, but, not, you, all, any, can, had, her, was, one, our, out, day, get, has, him, his, how, man, new, now, old, see, two, way, who, boy, did, its, let, put, say, she, too, use…

Most frequent four-letter words:
that, with, have, this, will, your, from, they, know, want, been, good, much, some, time, very, when, come, here, just, like, long, make, many, more, only, over, such, take, than, them, well, were…

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Next Code after second code
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The key for this part of the challenge is the key to this cypher text:

Ntf zdym cvhcze khy Hjxehqsv ccbivr, fulv afx qflsmmghunfkiw ojghydt, zs na ezsagjje jxbznnqyk lyfuvr zdfhuyzdzem, iizcb uokelrfiem ijkh u euiacsikfidxrrx mqglcobkiiz pw flqrlehoz rnuxzjim. Rpi iheurnwq, jw P ce uye gatk flqrlehf mvtnqs zn u ojghyd uvxn iifsy bmrihffot ce je Ehsmzsb, aov mcsik soeqvcn firt J opiryeqfnxe uf E, vqdrumq F zs ntf domf giekgfetfk vjex xfktyd je Ehsmzsb. Tpnepqs, lsczh khy Hjxehqsv ccbivr, Y obe by qotijtfiex mt uizrfiehf dzpbqskerf mvtnqsj an pjwfydfet jajetm uo khy yfjsusf, khoe evfymuzna ejdpfq giekgfecs morlsejj.

I used this to help decipher the text
http://rumkin.com/tools/cipher/vigenere.php

Ntf zdym cvhcze khy Hjxehqsv ccbivr, fulv afx
The idea behind
umb raum braumb

Code Word: UMBRA

Decrypted text:

The idea behind the Vigenere cipher, like all polyalphabetic ciphers, is to disguise plaintext letter frequencies, which interferes with a straightforward application of frequency analysis. For instance, if P is the most frequent letter in a cipher text whose plaintext is in English, one might suspect that P corresponds to E, because E is the most frequently used letter in English. However, using the Vigenere cipher, E can be enciphered as different ciphertext letters at different points in the message, thus defeating simple frequency analysis.

What I think should be the answer to get me to the next puzzle:
http://www.rtncyberjobs.com/pz2/umbra — Not working ??

Vigenére Ciphers

     A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
B    B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A
C    C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B
D    D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C
E    E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D
F    F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E
G    G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F
H    H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G
I    I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H
J    J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I
K    K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J
L    L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K
M    M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L
N    N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M
O    O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
P    P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O
Q    Q R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P
R    R S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
S    S T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
T    T U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S
U    U V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T
V    V W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U
W    W X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V
X    X Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W
Y    Y Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X
Z    Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y

Read down line on code letter, across line with cipher text, top line is actual letter.

 

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