The “Million Message Attack” in 15,000 Messages

An article on our paper “Efficient Padding Oracle Attacks on Cryptographic Hardware“, to appear at CRYPTO 2012 this August, has been published today on the New-York Times. The news seems to be bouncing back and forth on many blogs, sometimes imprecise and exaggerated. Our FAQ page should clarify any doubt you might have. If you are curious and you don’t want to go through the full paper, Matthew Green’s blog provides a very nice write-up.

Author: riccardo

I am Full Professor in Computer Science at the University Ca' Foscari of Venice. My main research interest is computer and network security, from foundations to practical aspects. I coordinate secgroup@cafoscari.

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