A Note on Girault's Self-Certified Model

  title={A Note on Girault's Self-Certified Model},
  author={Shahrokh Saeednia},
  journal={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
In this paper, we describe an important shortcoming of the first self-certified model proposed by Girault, that exploited by the authority to compute users’ secret keys. We also show, while it is possible to make the attack in by taking additional precautions, the resulting model loses all merits of the original model and does no longer meet the… CONTINUE READING