Analysis of SSC2

  • Daniel Bleichenbacher
  • Willi Meier
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-45473-X_19

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2355)
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Bleichenbacher D., Meier W. (2002) Analysis of SSC2. In: Matsui M. (eds) Fast Software Encryption. FSE 2001. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 2355. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


This paper analyses the stream cipher SSC2 [ZCC00]. We describe some weaknesses and attacks exploiting these weaknesses. The strongest attack needs about 252 words of known key stream and has a time complexity of about 275.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Bleichenbacher
    • 1
  • Willi Meier
    • 2
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.FH AargauWindisch

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