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Paper: Cryptanalysis of a Cryptosystem based on Drinfeld modules

Authors:
Simon R. Blackburn
Carlos Cid
Steven D. Galbraith
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URL: http://eprint.iacr.org/2003/223
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Abstract: A public key cryptosystem based on Drinfeld modules has been proposed by Gillard, Leprevost, Panchishkin and Roblot. The paper shows how an adversary can directly recover a private key using only the public key, and so the cryptosystem is insecure.
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@misc{eprint-2003-11936,
  title={Cryptanalysis of a Cryptosystem based on Drinfeld modules},
  booktitle={IACR Eprint archive},
  keywords={public-key cryptography / cryptanalysis, number theory},
  url={http://eprint.iacr.org/2003/223},
  note={ steven.galbraith@rhul.ac.uk 12384 received 24 Oct 2003, last revised 28 Nov 2003},
  author={Simon R. Blackburn and Carlos Cid and Steven D. Galbraith},
  year=2003
}