This post is part of a series of posts categorized as “Wiki” that contain basic how-to information. The intent is to create a reference repository for myself, but I’m not selfish so if anyone else can also benefit from it then I’m happy to share the knowledge!

  • OS: Linux/Windows
  • Description: Extract encoded strings from file, base64 by default but others available
Helpful Options:
 -a  ascii dump
 -d  dump
 -e  change encoding, base64 default
     bu for backslash unicode (\u)
     pu for percent unicode (%u)
     hex for hexadecimal
 -n  min bytes
 -s  select item
 -S  strings dump
 -w  ignore whitespace
 -x  hex dump