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Design and Strength of a Feasible Electronic Ciphermachine from the 1970s

Jaap van Tuyll
Retired cryptanalyst, The Netherlands

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Ingår i: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Historical Cryptology HistoCrypt 2018

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 149:27, s. 153-158

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Publicerad: 2018-06-13

ISBN: 978-91-7685-252-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

This paper explores the design and strength of a feasible electronic ciphermachine that might have been invented in the 1970’s. The design uses linear feedback shift registers, to get a key generator that satisfies some necessary requirements for a secure cryptographic algorithm. The analysis of the strength however, shows that the algorithm can be attacked successfully.

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Willi Meier and Othmar Staffelbach. 1989. Fast Correlation Attacks on certain Stream Ciphers. Journal of Cryptology, 1(3):159–176.

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