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The problem set for Week 2 continues with the C programming language used in problem set 1.

Problem Set 2 deals with manipulating data in C by using encryption ciphers and includes the problems and .

The edition of Problem Set 2 challenges students to handle a wider range of potential inputs with their encryption program and to write a program to crack real encrypted passwords.

Objectives

  • Better acquaint you with functions and libraries.
  • Allow you to dabble in cryptography.

Recommended Reading

  • Pages 11 – 14 and 39 of http://www.howstuffworks.com/c.htm.
  • Chapters 6, 7, 10, 17, 19, 21, 22, 30, and 32 of Absolute Beginner’s Guide to C.
  • Chapters 7, 8, and 10 of Programming in C.

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