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IACR
2011
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6 years 10 months ago
Some Words About Cryptographic Key Recognition In Data Streams
Search for cryptographic keys in RAM is a new and prospective technology which can be used, primarily, in the computer forensics. In order to use it, a cryptanalyst must solve, at...
Alexey Chilikov, Evgeny Alekseev
USS
2010
7 years 8 months ago
Fighting Coercion Attacks in Key Generation using Skin Conductance
Many techniques have been proposed to generate keys including text passwords, graphical passwords, biometric data and etc. Most of these techniques are not resistant to coercion a...
Payas Gupta, Debin Gao
CCS
2008
ACM
8 years 10 days ago
Towards practical biometric key generation with randomized biometric templates
Although biometrics have garnered significant interest as a source of entropy for cryptographic key generation, recent studies indicate that many biometric modalities may not actu...
Lucas Ballard, Seny Kamara, Fabian Monrose, Michae...
USS
2008
8 years 20 days ago
Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys
Contrary to popular assumption, DRAMs used in most modern computers retain their contents for several seconds after power is lost, even at room temperature and even if removed fro...
J. Alex Halderman, Seth D. Schoen, Nadia Heninger,...
FDTC
2006
Springer
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8 years 2 months ago
Cryptographic Key Reliable Lifetimes: Bounding the Risk of Key Exposure in the Presence of Faults
With physical attacks threatening the security of current cryptographic schemes, no security policy can be developed without taking into account the physical nature of computation....
Alfonso De Gregorio
FSE
1998
Springer
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8 years 2 months ago
Cryptanalytic Attacks on Pseudorandom Number Generators
In this paper we discuss PRNGs: the mechanisms used by real-world secure systems to generate cryptographic keys, initialization vectors, "random" nonces, and other values...
John Kelsey, Bruce Schneier, David Wagner, Chris H...
FC
1999
Springer
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8 years 2 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 efficie...
Adi Shamir, Nicko van Someren
DSN
2007
IEEE
8 years 4 months ago
Protecting Cryptographic Keys from Memory Disclosure Attacks
Cryptography has become an indispensable mechanism for securing systems, communications and applications. While offering strong protection, cryptography makes the assumption that ...
Keith Harrison, Shouhuai Xu
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