Practical Chosen Ciphertext Secure Encryption from Factoring

  • Dennis Hofheinz
  • Eike Kiltz
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01001-9_18

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5479)
Cite this paper as:
Hofheinz D., Kiltz E. (2009) Practical Chosen Ciphertext Secure Encryption from Factoring. In: Joux A. (eds) Advances in Cryptology - EUROCRYPT 2009. EUROCRYPT 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5479. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


We propose a practical public-key encryption scheme whose security against chosen-ciphertext attacks can be reduced in the standard model to the assumption that factoring is intractable.


public-key encryption chosen-ciphertext security factoring 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Hofheinz
    • 1
  • Eike Kiltz
    • 1
  1. 1.Cryptology & Information Security GroupCWI AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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