Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/048

Cryptanalysis of two identification schemes based on an ID-based cryptosystem

Qiang Tang and Chris J. Mitchell

Abstract: Two identification schemes based on the Maurer-Yacobi ID-based cryptosystem are analysed and shown to suffer from serious security problems.

Category / Keywords: cryptographic protocols / identification scheme Identity-based cryptosystem

Date: received 20 Feb 2005

Contact author: qiang tang at rhul ac uk

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