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This paper describes an attack on cryptographic devices called Differential Behavioral Analysis (or DBA). This is an hybrid attack between two already powerful attacks: differential power analysis (DPA) for the statistical treatment and safe-error attack for the fault type. DBA, simulated on an algorithmic model of AES appears to be very efficient. The(More)
Hardware Trojans (HT) inserted in integrated circuits have received special attention of researchers. In this paper, we present firstly a novel HT detection technique based on path delays measurements. A delay model, which considers intra-die process variations, is established for a net. Secondly, we show how to detect HT using ElectroMagnetic (EM)(More)
Injection of transient faults can be used as a way to attack embedded systems. On embedded processors such as microcontrollers, several studies showed that such a transient fault injection with glitches or electromagnetic pulses could corrupt either the data loads from the memory or the assembly instructions executed by the circuit. Some countermeasure(More)
Whilst clock fault attacks are known to be a serious security threat, an in-depth explanation of such faults still seems to be put in order. This work provides a theoretical analysis, backed by practical experiments , explaining when and how clock faults occur. Understanding and modeling the chain of events following a transient clock alteration allows to(More)
True random number generators (TRNGs) are ubiquitous in data security as one of basic cryptographic primitives. They are primarily used as generators of confidential keys, to initialize vectors, to pad values, but also as random masks generators in some side channel attacks countermeasures. As such, they must have good statistical properties, be(More)