Recent trends in the cryptanalysis of block ciphers

Recent trends in the cryptanalysis of block ciphers

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In this chapter, we focus on symmetric cryptographic primitives in general and, in particular, block ciphers which are crucial primitives that can be used to build other symmetric cryptographic primitives.

Chapter Contents:

  • 11.1 Introduction and overview
  • 11.1.1 Symmetric cryptographic primitives
  • 11.2 Introduction to block ciphers
  • 11.2.1 Block ciphers definition
  • 11.2.2 Block ciphers' design
  • 11.3 Block ciphers' security
  • 11.3.1 Adversary's goal
  • 11.3.2 Attack models
  • 11.4 Attacks on block ciphers
  • 11.4.1 Differential cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.2 Linear cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.3 Differential-linear cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.4 Higher order differential cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.5 Truncated differential cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.6 Integral cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.7 Impossible differential cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.8 Zero-correlation cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.9 Basic Meet-in-the-Middle cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.10 3-Subset MitM technique
  • 11.4.11 Splice-and-cut technique
  • 11.4.12 Multidimensional MitM and generalized MitM cryptanalysis technique
  • 11.4.13 MitM with differential enumeration cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.14 Biclique cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.15 Unbalanced biclique cryptanalysis
  • 11.4.16 Invariant subspace cryptanalysis
  • 11.5 Summary
  • References

Inspec keywords: cryptography

Other keywords: symmetric cryptographic primitives; cryptanalysis; block ciphers

Subjects: Data security; Cryptography

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