Kryptografins grunder, 4 poäng
period 3 03/04
We have now terminated the course evaluations. Here
you can find the result and
also a short course analysis.
Both are in Swedish.
A short not on pseudorandom generators is now published as
this was covered poorly in the course book. This short
note essentially covers the lecture given.
is responsible for all aspects of this course.
Rafael Pass will help grading homework, and there might
be some guest lecture(s).
Log unto a unix computer at nada and give the following two commands
res checkin krypto04
course join krypto04
If you do not do this your results cannot be reported and you will
miss vital information related to the course.
- Note on pseudorandomgenerators pdf,
- Homework 3 pdf,
- Homework 2 pdf,
- Homework 1 pdf,
sample input for AES.
- Description of G-writer.
- Homework rules.
- Course syllabus.
- Code of honours
- Matsui: Linear Cryptanalysis Method for DES Cipher. The following
link should work from Nadas computers:
Eurocrypt-93 at Springer's website.
The homework sets are supposed to be challenging, and even getting a
passing grade (the grade 3) will require some effort. Keep in
mind however that you do not have to solve all the problems to get a
good grade. The idea is that it is better to solve some of the
problems well than to solve all the problems partially, and solutions
will be graded with this in mind.
Please note the rules that apply to the
homework. Be sure to read both the
homework rules and the
code of honours before you start working on the problems!
"William Stallings: Cryptography and Network Security",
As an alternative, there is "Menezes et al.: Handbook of
applied cryptography". This book is available electronicly. Visit its
homepage. Study the
copyright notice. Note that, regardless of the copyright
notice, you may not use a printer at KTH to print out
a copy of this book.
No plan apart from the course syllabus is available at this
NIST's page with
includes links to the specifications of
DES and Trippel-DES (FIPS 46-3)
AES (FIPS 197)
SHA-1 (FIPS 180-1)
DSS (FIPS 186-2)
IACR is an organization fro cryptogrphic
Simon Singh's cipher challange was
won by a Swedish team in 2000.
EFF's DES cracker project.
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