Practical chosen ciphertext secure encryption from factoring

Dennis Hofheinz, Eike Kiltz, Victor Shoup

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We propose a practical public-key encryption scheme whose security against chosen-ciphertext attacks can be reduced in the standard model to the assumption that factoring is intractable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-118
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Cryptology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013


  • Chosen-ciphertext security
  • Factoring
  • Public-key encryption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics

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