An overview of distinguishing attacks on stream ciphers

Martin Hell, Thomas Johansson, Lennart Brynielsson

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This paper overviews basic theory on distinguishing attacks
on stream ciphers. It illustrates underlying ideas and common techniques
without going into too many details on each topic. Some new approaches
in distinguishing attacks are also included.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-94
JournalCryptography and Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering


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