Cryptology group news
Security guru Schneier: SHA-1 should be replaced due to CWI’s cryptanalysis
Security guru Bruce Schneier says that SHA-1 should be replaced. On his blog he writes that Intel researcher Jesse Walker estimated that it only costs 2.7 million dollar to break the cryptographic …
CWI cryptanalyst Stevens develops method for detection of Flame virus
CWI cryptanalyst discovers new cryptographic attack variant in Flame spy malware
Cryptanalyst Marc Stevens from the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, known for breaking the https security in 2008 using a cryptanalytic attack on MD5, analyzed the recent Flame virus this …
Research on more efficient secure computation started
Researcher Ronald Cramer (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica) was awarded a grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to improve the efficiency of ‘two-party secure computation’.
Royal decoration for CWI researcher Herman te Riele
Secure positioning: impossible or possible?
Simple and secure identification method for RFID chips wins Best Paper Award
New record decomposition into prime numbers demonstrates vulnerability of important cryptographic keys
Researchers of the Cryptology and Information Security group of the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam with partners from Germany (BSI and Bonn University), France (INRIA Nancy), Japan (NTT) and Switzerland …