FWF - IIA - Investigation of Implementation Attacks

  • Wenger, Erich (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Kirschbaum, Mario (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Schmidt, Jörn-Marc (Principal Investigator (PI))
  • Posch, Reinhard (Co-Investigator (CoI))

Project: Research project

Project Details


In order to provide security for sensitive data on smart cards and embedded systems cryptographic algorithms are used. Unfortunately, even if such an algorithm has been evaluated in a mathematical model, the realization might leak information due to physical aspects of its implementation. Methods that use these aspects are called implementation attacks. They range from side-channel analysis, which exploit unintentionally leaking information during a critical operation, to fault attacks, which try to manipulate the behavior of a device.
Effective start/end date1/03/1028/02/12


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