Dragon: A Fast Word Based Stream Cipher
Chen, Kevin, Henricksen, Matthew P., Millan, William L., Fuller, Joanne, Simpson, Leonie, Dawson, Edward, Lee, Hoon-Jae, & Moon, Sang-Jae (2005) Dragon: A Fast Word Based Stream Cipher. Lecture Notes in Computer Science : Information Security and Cryptology (ICISC 2004), 3506, pp. 33-50.
This paper presents Dragon, a new stream cipher constructed using a single word based non-linear feedback shift register and a non-linear filter function with memory. Dragon uses a variable length key and initialisation vector of 128 or 256 bits, and produces 64 bits of keystream per iteration. At the heart of Dragon are two highly optimised 8 × 32 s-boxes. Dragon uses simple operations on 32-bit words to provide a high degree of efficiency in a wide variety of environments, making it highly competitive when compared with other word based stream ciphers. The components of Dragon are designed to resist all known attacks.
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