Templed Crypto Challenge- Hack The Box

Download the file and unzip it. You see a picture in .png format.

The Ciphers of the Monks: A Forgotten Number-notation of the Middle Ages is a book by David A. King published in 2001. It describes the Cistercian numeral system, a numeral system that was used by the Cistercian order of monks in the 13th to 15th centuries of the Middle Ages, and has been used sporadically since then. It allowed writing numbers from 1 to 9999 as single compound characters.

For futher reading.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ciphers_of_the_Monks#:~:text=It%20describes%20the%20Cistercian%20numeral,9999%20as%20single%20compound%20characters.

After converting these symbols to numbers. You will get the ASCII values.

Now run an python script to convert these ASCII values to text format.

After running this script you will get the flag.

Flag: HTB{M0Nks_kN3w!}

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