CUI Ting and JIN Chenhui, “Impossible Differential Evaluations for New-Structure Series,” Chinese Journal of Electronics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 357-360, 2014,
Citation: CUI Ting and JIN Chenhui, “Impossible Differential Evaluations for New-Structure Series,” Chinese Journal of Electronics, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 357-360, 2014,

Impossible Differential Evaluations for New-Structure Series

Funds:  This work is supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China (No.61272488, No.61272041, No.61202491).
  • Received Date: 2012-04-01
  • Rev Recd Date: 2013-03-01
  • Publish Date: 2014-04-05
  • Impossible differential cryptanalysis is a powerful tool to evaluate the strength of a block cipher structure, and the key step of this cryptanalysis is to find the longest impossible differential. Recently a series of generalized Feistel structures named New-structure Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ and Ⅳ were proposed, which were designed with full consideration of differential and linear cryptanalysis security. In this paper, we investigate the impossible differential properties of New-structure series, and we show that there always exists 14/∞/19/15 rounds impossible differential for New-structure Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ and Ⅳ respectively.
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