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A simple and low cost platform to perform Power Analysis Attacks
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Engineering.
2012 (English)Student thesis
Abstract [en]

Power Analysis Attacks use the fact that power consumption in modern microprocessors and cryptographic devices depends on the instructions executed on them and so, it varies with time. This leak- age is mainly used to deduce cryptographic keys as well as algorithms by direct observation of power traces. Power Analysis is a recent field of study that has been developed for the last decade. Since then, the techniques used have evolved into more complex forms, that some- times require a variety of skills that makes the subject difficult to start with. Nowadays it is changeling to tackle the problem without expen- sive equipment; what is more, the off-the-shelf solutions to do Power Analysis Attacks are rare and expensive. This thesis aim to provide a low cost and open platform as an entry point to Power Analysis for a price under 10 USD. Besides that, it is designed to be able to per- form Simple Power Analysis and Differential Power Analysis attacks to a 8 bit microcontroller, including the software needed to automate the process of taking the measurements. Finally, the platform can be extended to cover a wide range of microcontrollers, microprocessors and cryptographic devices by simple insertion in a bread board, which makes it the perfect device for new comers to the field.

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2012. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
power analysis side channel attacks spa dpa simple differential
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Computer Science Telecommunications
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-5811Local ID: oai:bth.se:arkivex78228D68A7F88310C1257A29003C8458OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-5811DiVA: diva2:833214
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Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2012-06-26 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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