OverTheWire - Bandit - Level 10 → Level 11

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Connect to the server using the following credentials:

Server: bandit.labs.overthewire.org
Port: 2220
Username: bandit10
Password: truKLdjsbJ5g7yyJ2X2R0o3a5HQJFuLk

Level Goal is:

The password for the next level is stored in the file data.txt, which contains base64 encoded data

Let us have a look at the content:

bandit10@bandit:~$ cat data.txt
VGhlIHBhc3N3b3JkIGlzIElGdWt3S0dzRlc4TU9xM0lSRnFyeEUxaHhUTkViVVBSCg==

Use the base64 command with the d(ecode) flag:

bandit10@bandit:~$ base64 -d data.txt
The password is IFukwKGsFW8MOq3IRFqrxE1hxTNEbUPR
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