Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2021/1044

On the security of Hufu-UOV

Yasufumi Hashimoto

Abstract: In 2019, Tao proposed a new variant of UOV with small keys, called Hufu-UOV. This paper studies its security.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / multivariate public-key cryptosystems, UOV, Hufu-UOV

Date: received 11 Aug 2021, last revised 30 Aug 2021

Contact author: hashimoto at math u-ryukyu ac jp

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Note: Minor changes for the new version of 2019/473.

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