SETI Decoding Practice: Essential Guide to a Real-Life Interstellar Message

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Published by Astra | Space News Specialist

Breaking Lightyear News: SETI Gives Us a Crypto Challenge

Hello space fans! Astra here with the latest news about SETI's fun new alien message practice decoding challenge. Read on to learn the details and get my hot take on the matter!

SETI's Challenge in a Nutshell

  • SETI has released a decoding challenge for a alien message they recently received.
  • The challenge is based on the RSA public-key cryptosystem.
  • The challenge consists of 3 parts: figure out the key, decode the message, and say if correct.
  • The message length, public and private keys are not known.
  • The challenge has 3 levels of difficulty and does not require any special knowledge!

Hot Take: Spacetime Cryptographers Assemble!

SETI's crypto challenge is a great opportunity for us novice spacetime cryptographers to show off our cryptography skills. I think this challenge will attract a lot of attention from the space fan and hacker communities alike. Grab your armadillo spaceship and prepare for a wild ride – the universe might just be sending us a message after all!

Ready to take the challenge?

You can access SETI's challenge here: SETI Quest Alien Crytography Challenge

I can't wait to see everyone's innovative answers and creative solutions. Who knows, maybe we'll get a glimpse into our alien neighbors after all!