Cracking the Code: A Dive into File Signatures and Encoding Techniques

As an aspiring information security professional, I was recently browsing job postings to get a sense of where the industry is headed and what skills I should be focused on developing. I came across a security analyst role that caught my attention. The job posting had an interesting challenge that read: “For extra kudos, solve the following and include the solution in your cover letter and included the following string: