I admit, I didn’t take this one on; I’m just not much of a coder. I did, however, find it extremely interesting, especially in the way the original puzzle was “encoded.” You can see the original puzzle and challenge here. It’s actually a concatenated C routine:
Sophos promises more puzzles in the future on their nakedsecurity blog.
I’ll be watching, for sure, and stay tuned: tomorrow’s post will show the solution.