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Cryptanalysis of Syverson's Rational Exchange Protocol

Alcaide, Almudena, Estevez Tapiador, Juan, Hernandez-Castro, Julio C., Ribagorda, Arturo (2008) Cryptanalysis of Syverson's Rational Exchange Protocol. International Journal of Network Security, 7 (2). pp. 151-156. ISSN 2152-5064. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:31956)

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The notion of rational exchange introduced by Syverson

e?cient scheme for fair exchange is required but the existence of a trusted third party simply cannot be assumed.

but it ensures that rational –i.e. self-interested– parties

this paper, we identify some weaknesses in Syverson’s rational exchange protocol which were neither detected by

be modi?ed to overcome these vulnerabilities. We also


Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Cryptanalysis, fair exchange, rational exchange, replay attacks
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Julio Hernandez Castro
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2012 13:29 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:43 UTC
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