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Practical attacks on the round-reduced PRINCE

Practical attacks on the round-reduced PRINCE

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The PRINCE cipher is the result of a cooperation between the Technical University of Denmark, NXP Semiconductors and the Ruhr University Bochum. The cipher was designed to reach an extremely low-latency encryption and instant response time. PRINCE has already gained a lot of attention from the academic community, however, most of the attacks are theoretical, usually with very high time or data complexity. This work helps to fill the gap in more practically oriented attacks, with more realistic scenarios and complexities. New attacks are presented, up to seven rounds, relying on integral and higher-order differential cryptanalysis.


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