This paper introduces RFSB, an enhancement to FSB. In particular, this paper introduces the RFSB-509 compression function, RFSB with a particular set of parameters. RFSB-509, like the FSB-256 compression function, is designed to be used inside a 256-bit collision-resistant hash function: all known attack strategies cost more than 2^128 to find collisions in RFSB-509. However, RFSB-509 is an order of magnitude faster than FSB-256. On a single core of a Core 2 Quad CPU, RFSB-509 runs at 13.62 cycles/byte: faster than SHA-256, faster than 6 of the 14 second-round SHA-3 candidates, and faster than 2 of the 5 SHA-3 finalists.
Category / Keywords: secret-key cryptography / compression functions, collision resistance, Date: received 14 Feb 2011, last revised 14 May 2011 Contact author: tanja at hyperelliptic org Available format(s): PDF | BibTeX Citation Note: Latest version. Faster than version in Africacrypt proceedings and full bibliographic information. Version: 20110514:173625 (All versions of this report) Discussion forum: Show discussion | Start new discussion