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Easter Egg | Mr Robot Season 3 Episode 2


Today I'll be sharing with you a little easter egg i found in the Show , Mr Robot.

This easter egg just came as a small snippet from Season 3, Episode 2.

If you've watched this episode you know that in the ending, FBI gets the Email which Elliot sends to Darlene. FBI Officer assuming this email may contain some evidence about Tyrell, opens it up & Clicks on the Link which is on the email.
You can see the URL right? FBI officer clicked on this URL.

Now the Easter Egg is hidden here ;) Lets click this URL and see where it takes us to.

a webpage with a base64 encoded code :) lets decode it. 


Now as you can, after decoding the base64, it doesnt really shows up a text or a code. But remember? The URL ended up with "Plans.rar", so this might be a RAR compressed file which was encoded into base64.

Allright lets copy this decoded code and paste it into a text editor and then save it as "Plans.rar"


We got a working RAR file :)

Now lets extract it's contents.

You will get a Image file. which has a QR code
Something like:





You would need to scan it, I am using an online QR code scanner.
So finally in the end. You'll get in the raw format:



Open it & You'll get to know, it contains the exploit of a Dell monitor, Which maybe in the Show Darlene used it in Elliots computer, if you remember. That Exploit gave the FBI access to Elliots Monitor, even though he detected the rootkit, but still they had access to the Monitor.

I love the show Mr Robot, because not only they show the real face of society but technically they show us everything possible which could happen. Real hacks, exploits, situations. Not only this, but there are a lot other easter eggs which are hidden in every detail of that show.


Is a presentation piece of either Defcon Conference or some exploit of NSA.

I hope you enjoyed.

4 comments:

  1. Great eye! And that’s why I love Mr. Robot as well. Esmail and Adana are amazing at creating an immersive ARG with realistic exploits.

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  2. That's so cool, I have heard a lot about Mr robot but this makes me really want to watch. Good work with your deacription!

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