A Novel Micropayment Scheme with Complete Anonymity

  title={A Novel Micropayment Scheme with Complete Anonymity},
  author={Xin Zhao and Yuqin Lv and Wenxin He},
  journal={2009 Fifth International Conference on Information Assurance and Security},
The customer’s privacy may be exposed in most existing micropayment schemes. To protect the privacy of a customer’s identity, according to the definitions of anonymity given in this paper, a novel micropayment scheme (called xPay) with security, efficiency and complete anonymity is proposed. The scheme, based on hash chain, introduces both the debit-based payment mode and the pseudonym mechanism using prepaid cards, with the purpose of complete anonymity. In addition, in order to control the… CONTINUE READING

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