University of Virginia, Department of Computer Science
CS588: Cryptology - Principles and Applications, Fall 2001

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Problem Set 0: Registration Survey Out: 29 August 2001
Due: 31 August 2001, noon

Send a plaintext email message to before noon on Friday, 31 August 2001 containing answers to the following questions. The message should be sent from the email address you wish to use on the course mailing list.

1. Your full name

2. Name you want me to call you (spell out phonetically if non-obvious)

3. Are you registered for this course?
      ___ Yes
      ___ No

   If not, and you have a good reason I should want you in the class tell me here:

4. Major and year 

5. Anything you want to tell me that will help me learn your name

6. Why are you taking this class?

7. Are there any particular topics you want to learn in this class?

8. List up to three project partners with whom you wish to work.  (I
don't promise to honor your request.)

9. Have you ever forged an email message?
      ___ Yes, this one.  (Note: please don't!)
      ___ Yes
      ___ No
      ___ You mean its possible to forge email?!?

10. Have you ever broken into a computer system?
      ___ No
      ___ Yes.  Details: (Explain as much as you want about the system
and how you broke in.  I won't report anything unless it sounds like a
national security risk.)

11. Have you ever been the victim of a computer security attack?
      ___ No
      ___ Yes.  Describe:

12. What is you favorite movie or book about computer security or encryption?

13. What is your favorite programming language?

14. What other programming languages do you know? 

CS 655 University of Virginia
Department of Computer Science
CS 588: Cryptology - Principles and Applications
David Evans