Monthly Archives: June 2012

New finite field discrete log record.

NICT, Kyushu University and Fujitsu Laboratories Achieve World Record Cryptanalysis of Next-Generation Cryptography. The computation is a function field sieve algorithm for the field GF( 3^(6*97) ). This field is of interest for pairing-based cryptography, as there is a supersingular … Continue reading

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PKC 2012

PKC 2012 was held at the Darmstadium in Darmstadt, Germany during May 21-23, 2012. There were approximately 200 people in attendance. A total of 41 papers were accepted from 188 submissions, that corresponds to a record number of the history … Continue reading

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