Secure Software Smartcard Resilient to Capture

  • Seung Wook Jung
  • Christoph Ruland
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3802)


We present a simple secure software smartcard that can be immunized against offline dictionary attack when the adversary captures the device. The proposed scheme also provides proactive security for the device’s private key, i.e., proactively updates to the remote server and device to eliminate any threat of offline dictionary attacks due to previously compromised devices.


Secure Software Dictionary Attack Consecutive Error Schnorr Signature Offline Dictionary Attack 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seung Wook Jung
    • 1
  • Christoph Ruland
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Data Communications SystemsUniversity of SiegenSiegenGermany

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