Black-Box Side-Channel Attacks Highlight the Importance of Countermeasures

Abstract

This paper presents a side-channel analysis of the bitstream encryption mechanism provided by Xilinx Virtex FPGAs. This work covers our results analyzing the Virtex-4 and Virtex-5 family showing that the encryption mechanism can be completely broken with moderate effort. The presented results provide an overview of a practical real-world analysis and should… (More)

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@inproceedings{Moradi2011BlackBoxSA, title={Black-Box Side-Channel Attacks Highlight the Importance of Countermeasures}, author={Amir Moradi and Markus Kasper}, year={2011} }