Anonymous Ticketing for NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones

  • David Derler
  • Klaus Potzmader
  • Johannes Winter
  • Kurt Dietrich
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7222)

Abstract

Modern smart-phones are equipped with various interfaces such as NFC, allowing a versatile use of the device for many different applications. However, every transaction of the phone especially via its NFC interface can be recorded and stored for further analysis, bearing a threat to the privacy of the device and its user. In this paper, we propose and analyze the efficiency of a mobile ticketing system that is designed for privacy protection. In our investigation, we lay focus on the specific algorithms which are based on selective disclosure protocols and Brands’ one-time show credential system. Our proof-of-concept prototype includes client- and terminal side implementations for detailed analysis. Moreover, we propose algorithm improvements to increase the performance and efficiency of the NFC transactions on the client side in our system.

Keywords

Mobile Device Smart Card Elliptic Curve Cryptography Secure Element Direct Anonymous Attestation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Derler
    • 1
  • Klaus Potzmader
    • 1
  • Johannes Winter
    • 1
  • Kurt Dietrich
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Information Processing and CommunicationsGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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