Cryptanalysis of RC4-based hash function

Orumiehchiha, Mohammad Ali, Pieprzyk, Josef, & Steinfeld, Ron (2012) Cryptanalysis of RC4-based hash function. In Pieprzyk, Josef & Thomborson, Clark (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Information Security Conference (AISC '12), Australian Computer Society, Inc., RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, pp. 33-38.

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RC4-Based Hash Function is a new proposed hash function based on RC4 stream cipher for ultra low power devices. In this paper, we analyse the security of the function against collision attack. It is shown that the attacker can find collision and multi-collision messages with complexity only 6 compress function operations and negligible memory with time complexity 2 13. In addition, we show the hashing algorithm can be distinguishable from a truly random sequence with probability close to one.

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ID Code: 69696
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: RC4-Based Hash Function, RC4 Stream Cipher, Cryptanalysis, Collision resistance
ISBN: 9781921770067
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian Computer Society, Inc. Darlinghurst, Australia, Australia
Copyright Statement: Reproduction for academic, not-for-profit purposes permitted provided the copyright text at the foot of the first page of each paper is included
Deposited On: 02 Apr 2014 22:54
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2014 06:47

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