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Cryptanalysis of McGuffin

  • Vincent Rijmen
  • Bart Preneel
Session 8: Recent Results
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1008)

Abstract

This paper shows that the actual proposal for an unbalanced Feistel network by Schneier and Blaze is as vulnerable to differential cryptanalysis as the DES.

Keywords

Block Cipher Differential Attack Data Encryption Standard Linear Cryptanalysis Differential Cryptanalysis 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent Rijmen
    • 1
  • Bart Preneel
    • 1
  1. 1.Katholieke Universiteit Leuven ESAT-COSICHeverleeBelgium

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