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Paper: Cryptanalysis of a Message Authentication Code due to Cary and Venkatesan

Authors:
Simon R. Blackburn
Kenneth G. Paterson
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URL: http://eprint.iacr.org/2003/199
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Abstract: We present a cryptanalysis of a MAC proposal at CRYPTO 2003 due to Cary and Venkatesan. Our attacks find collisions for the MAC and yield MAC forgeries, both faster than a straightforward application of the birthday paradox would suggest.
BibTeX
@misc{eprint-2003-11912,
  title={Cryptanalysis of a Message Authentication Code due to Cary and Venkatesan},
  booktitle={IACR Eprint archive},
  keywords={secret-key cryptography / message authentication codes, cryptanalysis},
  url={http://eprint.iacr.org/2003/199},
  note={ s.blackburn@rhul.ac.uk 12320 received 25 Sep 2003},
  author={Simon R. Blackburn and Kenneth G. Paterson},
  year=2003
}