Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2008/310

Attacks on RFID Protocols

T. van Deursen and S. Radomirovic

Abstract: This document consists of a collection of attacks upon RFID protocols and is meant to serve as a quick and easy reference. This document will be updated as new attacks are found. Currently the only attacks on protocols shown are the authors' original attacks with references to similar attacks on other protocols.

The main security properties considered are authentication, untraceability, and - for stateful protocols - desynchronization resistance.

Category / Keywords: cryptographic protocols / RFID, identification protocols, attacks

Date: received 12 Jul 2008, last revised 6 Aug 2009

Contact author: sasa radomirovic at uni lu

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Note: Added sections describing algebraic replay attacks, attribute acquisition attacks, and cryptanalytic attacks.

Version: 20090806:185338 (All versions of this report)

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