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IAM718 - Special Topics: Block Cipher Cryptanalysis

Credit: 3(3-3); ECTS: 8.0
Instructor(s): Muhiddin Uğuz
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor(s)

Course Catalogue Description

Design principles of block ciphers. Differential cryptanalysis and linear cryptanalysis. Differential cryptanalysis of FEAL, LOKI, MacGuffin. Linear cryptanalysis of FEAL, DES. Combined attacks: differential-linear cryptanalysis, impossible differentials, boomerang attack, rectangle attack. Key schedule analysis: related key attacks, slide attack, reflection attack. Other attacks: interpolation attack, integral cryptanalysis.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Tentative (Weekly) Outline

Design principles of block ciphers. Differential cryptanalysis and linear cryptanalysis. Differential cryptanalysis of FEAL, LOKI, MacGuffin. Linear cryptanalysis of FEAL, DES. Combined attacks: differential-linear cryptanalysis, impossible differentials, boomerang attack, rectangle attack. Key schedule analysis: related key attacks, slide attack, reflection attack. Other attacks: interpolation attack, integral cryptanalysis.

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