HW1 - CSC/ECE 574 Homework 1 (Basic concepts, introduction...

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CSC/ECE 574 Homework 1 (Basic concepts, introduction to cryptography and secret key cryptography) Instructions for preparation and submission Due on Wednesday, September 10 at 11:45pm Submit electronically. Your homework submission should be a PDF file. Include your name on the first page. Do individual work, and submit individually. I do not object if you wish to ask fellow students for help / advice / tips / information, but don’t copy someone else’s solution. Questions from the textbook (each with 10 points) Section 2.7 (page 57), question 2, 4, 5. Section 3.7 (page 92), question 3, 4. 6. (10 points) Google the web and find a webpage reporting an incident where security is compromised. Provide the link to the webpage, give a summary of the incident and explain in this incident what security objectives (confidentiality, integrity and availability) are compromised. 7. (10 points) A generalization of the Caesar cipher, known as the affine Caesar cipher, has the following form: For each plaintext letter P, substitute
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