Sciweavers

Share
FC
1999
Springer

Playing "Hide and Seek" with Stored Keys

10 years 4 months ago
Playing "Hide and Seek" with Stored Keys
In this paper we consider the problem of efficiently locating cryptographic keys hidden in gigabytes of data, such as the complete file system of a typical PC. We describe efficient algebraic attacks which can locate secret RSA keys in long bit strings, and more general statistical attacks which can find arbitrary cryptographic keys embedded in large programs. These techniques can be used to apply lunchtime attacks on signature keys used by financial institutes, or to defeat authenticode type mechanisms in software packages.
Adi Shamir, Nicko van Someren
Added 04 Aug 2010
Updated 04 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 1999
Where FC
Authors Adi Shamir, Nicko van Someren
Comments (0)
books