Statistical Analysis on LBlock Block Cipher

  • Nik Azura Nik AbdullahEmail author
  • Kamaruzzaman Seman
  • Norita Md Norwawi
Conference paper


In this research paper, we present the statistical analysis on full round lightweight block cipher; LBlock. This block cipher has a fixed block size of 64-bit, utilizes an 80-bit key and executes in 32 rounds. To determine the randomness of ciphertext produced by this algorithm, NIST Statistical Test Suite is used. Inputs (plaintext and key) for this block cipher algorithm are generated using nine different types of data. From the analysis done, it is concluded that the LBlock block cipher is not random based on 1 % significance level only.


Encryption Algorithm Block Cipher Advance Encryption Standard Differential Cryptanalysis Advance Encryption Standard Algorithm 
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A special thanks goes to Cyber Technology Research department of CyberSecurity Malaysia for the efforts they have put in conducting the statistical test, and Faculty of Science and Technology, University Sains Islam Malaysia for all the support they have given in completing this study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nik Azura Nik Abdullah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kamaruzzaman Seman
    • 2
  • Norita Md Norwawi
    • 2
  1. 1.Cyber Technology Research DepartmentCyberSecurity MalaysiaKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity Science Islam Malaysia (USIM)Negeri SembilanMalaysia

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