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2013 Hint

We're not going to make getting a hint as easy as clicking a link! However, you may be able to track down a hint (or two) if you have successfully solved Challenge 1. The enciphering/deciphering key to Challenge 1 differs from the standard key for this cipher by the placement of a keyword. Use this keyword to form the password to allow access to the hint. You will need to capitalize the keyword and follow it by the numeral "3".

Note: During the actual competition, participants had to track down the correct URL, username, and password to obtain the following:

Whew! After all that, how about two hints:

  1. The second word is "must".
  2. The reduced keyword for Challenge 3 has seven letters.

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