Skip to search formSkip to main contentSkip to account menu

Weak key

Known as: Flat keyspace, Linear keyspace, Linear key space 
In cryptography, a weak key is a key, which, used with a specific cipher, makes the cipher behave in some undesirable way. Weak keys usually… 
Wikipedia (opens in a new tab)

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The principal goal guiding the design of any encryption algorithm must be security against unauthorized attacks. However, for all… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In this paper we present two related-key attacks on the full AES. For AES-256 we show the first key recovery attack that works… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
This paper presents a large collection of new weak-key classes for the IDEA cipher. The classes presented in this paper contain… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In this paper we present several weaknesses in the key scheduling algorithm of RC4, and describe their cryptanalytic significance… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We show that it is possible to know whether the secret Goppa code of an instance of the McEliece public-key cryptosystem was… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
One of the basic problems in cryptography is the generation of a common secret key between two parties, for instance in order to… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Blowfish, a new secret-key block cipher, is proposed. It is a Feistel network, iterating a simple encryption function 16 times… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Large classes of weak keys have been found for the block cipher algorithm IDEA, previously known as IPES [2]. IDEA has a 128- bit…