Below are some problems related to computer security (specifically poorly implemented security). Do Them. You are free to use any language and environment you like to complete them. The problems require familiarity with programming, but not necessarily with applied cryptography or computer security in general. An understanding of how some of the algorithms and tools in the problems work will be of use, so as a starting point you can find some resources to help you begin here. If this topic is new to you, you may want to start with the Tutorial Problems.


Upgraded Affine

Classical cipher with a modern twist

Solved by 59
Slightly harder passwords

But still not bad

Solved by 60
Optimal Backpack Allocation

Learn how to pack for a trip to Vegas

Solved by 26
Recover the secret phone number

Call it if you want, I don't care, it's not mine

Solved by 55
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