PALINDROME demanded a payout of 5,000,000 dollars within 48 hours or they would wipe out all the data in the servers.

Your mission is to complete a series of tasks to recover as much data as possible to prevent the company from having to give in to PALINDROME's demand. The tasks will increase in difficulty as you go along so be prepared to put up the fight of your life.

*This is a fictitious story meant to provide context for The InfoSecurity Challenge and is not tied in any way to actual events/persons.

On New Year’s Eve, hackers from the PALINDROME group launched a  ransomware attack on a major finance company and encrypted some of its critical data servers.