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# Simple xor decoder
# Written because I could not find one on the Intertubes
# Email me with problems at
# Detection to make sure there are two arguments supplied (an input file and output file)
if (@ARGV < 2) {
die "Simple xor script\n Usage: $0 <Input File> <Output File>\n\\n";
# Open input file as read only to avoid accidentally modifying the file
open INPUT, "<$ARGV[0]" or die "Input file \"$ARGV[0]\" does not exist\n";
# Open the output file to write to it
open OUTPUT, ">$ARGV[1]" or die "Cannot open file \"$ARGV[1]\"";
# Loop until all bytes in the file are read
while (($n = read INPUT, $byte, 1) != 0)
$decode = $byte ^ 'j'; # xor byte against ASCII 'j' = Hex 0x6A = Dec 106
print OUTPUT $decode; # write the decoded output to a file
close INPUT;
close OUTPUT;