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SNOW

swMATH ID: 19554
Software Authors: Ekdahl, Patrik; Johansson, Thomas
Description: A new version of the stream cipher SNOW. In 2000, the stream cipher SNOW was proposed [{it P. Ekdahl} and {it T. Johansson}, SNOW – a new stream cipher, Proc. 1st NESSIE Workshop, Heverlee, Belgium (2000) brack. A few attacks followed, indicating certain weaknesses in the design. In this paper we propose a new version of SNOW, called SNOW 2.0. The new version of the cipher not only appears to be more secure, but its implementation is also a bit faster.
Homepage: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/3-540-36492-7_5
Keywords: SNOW; stream ciphers; summation combiner; correlation attacks
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