A Secure Identification and Key agreement protocol with user Anonymity (SIKA)

  title={A Secure Identification and Key agreement protocol with user Anonymity (SIKA)},
  author={Kumar V. Mangipudi and Rajendra S. Katti},
  journal={Computers & Security},
Anonymity is a desirable security feature in addition to providing user identification and key agreement during a user’s login process. Recently, Yang et al., proposed an efficient user identification and key distribution protocol while preserving user anonymity. Their protocol addresses a weakness in the protocol proposed by Wu and Hsu. Unfortunately, Yang’s protocol poses a vulnerability that can be exploited to launch a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack. In this paper, we cryptanalyze Yang’s… CONTINUE READING
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