This page provides links to public documents referred to in the other pages.
We recommend the
Wikipedia page on Dual EC
for an extensive timeline of many of the events surrounding Dual EC.
Daniel J. Bernstein, Tanja Lange, Ruben Niederhagen.
"Dual EC: A Standardized Back Door".
US national body comments on ISO/IEC 2nd CD 18031,
1 page, appendix omitted for copyright reasons.
NIST Special Publication 800-90
has three versions:
Additional material from NIST
Documents concerning the Certicom patents
- US20070189527A1.pdf [Publication of 23 January 2006 patent application, cached copy]
- US2013170642A1.pdf [Publication of 19 February 2013 patent application, cached copy]
- US8396213.pdf [Granted patent, cached copy]
- 60644982.pdf [21 January 2005 provisional patent application and related documents, cached copy, OCRed]
- 11336814.pdf [23 January 2006 patent application and related documents, cached copy, OCRed]
- 13770533.pdf [19 February 2013 patent application and related documents, cached copy, OCRed]
- WO2006076804A1.pdf [27 July 2006 publication of intenational patent application]
- EP1844392B1.pdf [04 July 2012, granted European patent]
The 2007 slides
"On the possibility of a back door in the NIST SP800-90 Dual Ec Prng"
were authored by Dan Shumow and Niels Ferguson from Microsoft.
These slides were presented at the
Crypto 2007 rump session.
The 2014 paper
"On the Practical Exploitability of Dual EC in TLS Implementations"
was authored by the following researchers:
- Stephen Checkoway, Johns Hopkins University
- Matt Fredrikson, University of Wisconsin
- Ruben Niederhagen, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
- Adam Everspaugh, University of Wisconsin
- Matt Green, Johns Hopkins University
- Tanja Lange, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
- Tom Ristenpart, University of Wisconsin
- Daniel J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
- Jake Maskiewicz, University of California at San Diego
- Hovav Shacham, University of California at San Diego
Last modified: 2015.07.31