The inner workings of the echoes and xovr.net

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The inner workings of the echoes and xovr.net

Postby Dryunya on Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:41 am

I got interested in that, since that was the only way I could actually interact with the echoes. How did the names were picked (those that were not random)? When were the images in the /found/ folder created? Why did the later echoes have more sensible names, and why some were actually HTML pages with embedded images?
(And, well, I hope I didn't break anything when brute-forcing the echoes. :? )

And I'm totally not asking that because I want to crack the final echo. No, really. >_>

P. S. And, canonically, who does the site belong to?
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Re: The inner workings of the echoes and xovr.net

Postby Dana on Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:22 am

If I recall correctly, everything you mention was done specifically to make it HARDER to brute force. Not easier. You, uh, kind of fell for that trap. Sorry, man.

And as he stated, it is canonically Mr. Administrator's site.
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Re: The inner workings of the echoes and xovr.net

Postby Dryunya on Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:40 pm

No worries. The machine did all the work anyway. I'll apologize to him on your behalf. :)
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