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A known plaintext attack on the ISAAC keystream generator
Authors: Marina PudovkinaAbstract:
Stream ciphers are often used in applications where high speed and low delay are a requirement. The ISAAC keystream generator is a fast software-oriented encryption algorithm. In this papers the security of the ISAAC keystream generator is investigated. Cryptanalytic algorithm is developed for a known plaintext attack where only a small segment of plaintext is assumed to be known.
Keywords. ISAAC. Keystream generator. Cryptanalysis.
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