Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/417

The Recent Attack of Nie et al On TTM is Faulty

T.Moh

Abstract: Recently there is a paper entitled "{\it Breaking a New Instance of TTM Cryptosystem}" by Xuyun Nie, Lei Hu, Jianyu Li, Crystal Updegrove and Jintai Ding [1] claiming a successive attack on the scheme of TTM presented in [3]. In the present article, we will show that their claim is a {\bf misunderstanding}.

Category / Keywords: Public key, TTM

Date: received 14 Nov 2006, last revised 27 Nov 2006

Contact author: ttm at math purdue edu

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Note: The phrase "Note that the {\bf constructions} of the private keys are even unknown to the legitimate users." is added at the end of the first paragraph of section 2.

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