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  • noun cryptography A stream of random or pseudorandom characters that are combined with the plaintext to produce a ciphertext.

Etymologies

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key +‎ stream

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  • Tiltman gave this long stretch of keystream to Tutte.

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  • Wireless: WPA TKIP RC4 keystream discovery attack (For learning purpose)

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  • John Tiltman, Bletchley Park's top code-breaker, broke both messages and recovered the enciphering keystream generated by the

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  • This allows the keystream -- the cryptographic overlay used to encrypt data as it flows, not the network key itself -- to be recovered and used to "replay" arbitrary data, such as a changed packet.

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  • While TKIP includes replay protection, the graduate students found that the QoS queues would let them replay the same keystream, sidestepping this protection.

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  • While TKIP includes replay protection, the graduate students found that the QoS queues would let them replay the same keystream, sidestepping this protection.

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  • This allows the keystream -- the cryptographic overlay used to encrypt data as it flows, not the network key itself -- to be recovered and used to "replay" arbitrary data, such as a changed packet.

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  • It does allow short packets (network data quanta) used typically for network identification purposes to have their encryption keystream recovered: that's the overlay of per-packet encryption derived from a key that two Wi-Fi components use to protect information sent to one another.

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  • With a recovered keystream, a single packet of the same length can be sent back into the network (using another flaw) to fool a client (but not an access point).

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  • It does allow short packets (network data quanta) used typically for network identification purposes to have their encryption keystream recovered: that's the overlay of per-packet encryption derived from a key that two Wi-Fi components use to protect information sent to one another.

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