RC4

Known as: RC4 (cipher), Arcfour, RC4 cipher 
In cryptography, RC4 (Rivest Cipher 4 also known as ARC4 or ARCFOUR meaning Alleged RC4, see below) is a stream cipher. While remarkable for its… (More)
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2014
2014
This note reconsiders the design of the stream cipher RC4, and proposes an improved variant, which we call “Spritz” (since the… (More)
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2011
2011
In this paper, we define the RC4 state and introduce its forward and backward property. Based on the RC4 state and its forward… (More)
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2010
2010
The paper introduces RC4 stream ciper which is widely used in the TLS/SSL protocol and several weaknesses in the algorithm of RC4… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
In this article we present some weaknesses in the RC4 cipher and their cryptographic applications. Especially we improve the… (More)
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2005
2005
RC4 was designed in 1987 when 8-bit and 16-bit processors were commercially available. Today, most processors use 32-bit or 64bit… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The paper presents a new statistical bias in the distribution of the first two output bytes of the RC4 keystream generator. The… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Encryption algorithms are known to be computationally intensive. They consume a significant amount of computing resources such as… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In this paper we present several weaknesses in the key scheduling algorithm of RC4, and describe their cryptanalytic signi cance… (More)
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1998
1998
The security of the alleged RC4 stream cipher and some variants is investigated. Cryptanalytic algorithms are developed for a… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
The RC4 encryption algorithm was developed by Ronald Rivest of RSA. This is a shared key stream cipher algorithm which requires a… (More)
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