DES and Differential Power Analysis The “Duplication” Method

  • Louis Goubin
  • Jacques Patarin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1717)


Paul Kocher recently developped attacks based on the electric consumption of chips that perform cryptographic computations. Among those attacks, the “Differential Power Analysis” (DPA) is probably one of the most impressive and most difficult to avoid.


Electric Consumption Cryptographic Algorithm Fundamental Hypothesis Consumption Curve Simple Power Analysis 
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  1. 1.
    Paul Kocher, Joshua Jaffe, Benjamin Jun, Introduction to Differential Power Analysis and Related Attacks, 1998. This paper is available at

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis Goubin
    • 1
  • Jacques Patarin
    • 1
  1. 1.Bull SmartCards and TerminalsLouveciennes CedexFrance

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