Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/196

On ZK-Crypt, Book Stack, and Statistical Tests

S.~Doroshenko \and A.~Fionov \and A.~Lubkin \and V.~Monarev \and B.~Ryabko

Abstract: The algorithms submitted to the ECRYPT Stream Cipher Project (eSTREAM) were tested using the recently suggested statistical test named ``Book Stack''. All the ciphers except ZK-Crypt have passed the tests. The paper briefly describes the essence of the test. Computer implementation of the test in C++ language is supplied.

Category / Keywords: secret-key cryptography / cryptanalysis, pseudo-randomness, stream ciphers

Date: received 12 Jun 2006

Contact author: fionov at neic nsk su

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