Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/294

The Collision Intractability of MDC-2 in the Ideal Cipher Model

John P Steinberger

Abstract: We provide the first proof of security for MDC-2, the most well-known construction for turning an n-bit blockcipher into a 2n-bit cryptographic hash function.

Category / Keywords: hash functions

Date: received 28 Aug 2006

Contact author: jpsteinb at math ucdavis edu

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