CSE793A : Course InformationThis is an elective course on the Cryptanalysis Techniques for both UG & PG (CSE), and offers total 4 Credits.
Prerequisites: Discrete Mathematics, Applied Cryptography
Tentative Course Plan: Differential Cryptanalysis
 Linear Cryptanalysis
 Meet in the Middle Attack
 Rebound Attack
 TimeMemory Tradeoff Attack
 Hash function attacks (Damgaard's MD4 attack, Wang's attack on MD4, MD5, SHA1)
 Attacks against RSA, Number Field Sieve
 Side channel attacks (Cache timing, Fault attacks, Memory remanence)
 Algebraic attacks
 Quantum Attacks (Shor's algorithm, Grover's algorithm)
 Biclique Cryptanalysis (may be)
Grading Scheme:  Bonus Marks for good questions asked in the class (up to 10%)
 Summary of onetopic you learned the class (10%)
 Homework (20%)
 Weakly Progress of Project (40 %)
 Two Project presentations in 1st week of March and last 2 weeks of April (15% + 15%)
 No Exam

Topic of the Week

Happy Ending of the Course !!!
Course is completed now by some wonderful presentation that are listed here : Linear Cryptanalysis Meet in the Middle Attack Rebound Attack Algebraic Attacks using SAT solvers Quantum Computing Side Channel ...
Posted May 6, 2015, 9:07 PM by Amit Kumar Chauhan

Factoring Large Integers
The Integer Factorization problem : Given a composite integer N, find a nontirvial factor p of N, i.e., find p such that p  N. Straightforward method : Trial Division (check ...
Posted Feb 18, 2015, 10:50 AM by Amit Kumar Chauhan

Cryptanalysis of the Hash Function MD4
The MD4 MessageDigest Algorithm is a cryptographic hash function developed by Ronald Rivest in 1990.^{ }The digest length is 128 bits. It is an earlier version of MD5, an ...
Posted Feb 16, 2015, 2:37 AM by Amit Kumar Chauhan
Homework Assignments

HW 2  On the Design of Hash Functions
Submission Deadline : Mar 9, 2015 (submit in the class)Problem 1. What are the essential requirements for secure and fast implementation
of NIST standards like SHA3 ?
Problem 2. Malicious ...
Posted Feb 16, 2015, 5:52 AM by Amit Kumar Chauhan

HW 1 : Differential Cryptanalysis of DES
Submission Deadline : Jan 29, 2015 (in class). Problem 1. For Sbox 1 of DES, what is the probability that the input difference 0x34, produces the output difference 0x4 ?
Problem ...
Posted Jan 26, 2015, 11:16 PM by Amit Kumar Chauhan
