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REWIRE – Revocation Without Resolution: A Privacy-Friendly Revocation Mechanism for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

  • David FörsterEmail author
  • Hans Löhr
  • Jan Zibuschka
  • Frank Kargl
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9229)

Abstract

We propose a novel mechanism for excluding misbehaving participants from a vehicular ad-hoc network (V2X system) that does not require resolution of pseudonyms. Our approach enables a revocation authority to exclude the sender of a given message from pseudonymous communication without resolving (or otherwise learning) his long-term identity. This is achieved by broadcasting (or geocasting) a request for self-revocation to which only the holder of the pseudonym in question will respond by revoking all relevant pseudonyms. Compliance to the request is enforced by a trusted component in each vehicle that ensures the integrity and correct operation of its V2X on-board unit.

With our revocation mechanism the deployment of privacy-friendly pseudonym schemes that do not implement pseudonym resolution becomes practical.

Keywords

Certificate Authority Trust Platform Module Trust Computing Group Direct Anonymous Attestation Pseudonym Certificate 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was partially funded within the project CONVERGE by the German Federal Ministries of Education and Research as well as Economic Affairs and Energy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Förster
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hans Löhr
    • 1
  • Jan Zibuschka
    • 1
  • Frank Kargl
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Robert Bosch GmbH StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Ulm UniversityUlmGermany
  3. 3.University of Twente EnschedeThe Netherlands

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