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The ISC International Journal of Information Security (ISeCureis a peer reviewed scholarly publication by Iranian Society of Cryptology. ISeCure is published biannually in print and online with full texts of articles made available for free on the website of the journal under ISeCure open access policy. ISeCure is devoted to publishing theoretical scholarship on a variety of topics related to information security. The intended audience of the journal is any person with an interest in information security from an academic perspective such as engineers, mathematicians and computer scientists. A partial list of topics for review by the journal can be found in the Aims and Scope section. Manuscript types for submission are research papers, review papers, case reports, short communications and letters to the editor.  More information about the policies of the journal can be found on the About Journal and mostly in the Publication Ethics pages. To start a new submission, please first read the Guide for Authors page for detailed information about manuscript format, style and other requirements. Manuscript submission, refereeing and publishing are completely free of charge. New manuscripts should be submitted online by the corresponding author through the website after registration. Articles published in ISeCure Journal are indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) database of Web of Science/ISI.

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Research Article
1. CPA on COLM Authenticated Cipher and the Protection Using Domain-Oriented Masking

Mohsen Jahanbani; Nasour Bagheri; Zynolabedin Norozi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 67-80


  Authenticated encryption schemes are important cryptographic primitives that received extensive attention recently. They can provide both confidentiality and authenticity services, simultaneously. Correlation power analysis (CPA) can be a thread for authenticated ciphers, similar to the any physical ...  Read More

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2. Enhanced Flush+Reload Attack on AES

Milad Seddigh; Hadi Soleimany

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 81-89


  In cloud computing, multiple users can share the same physical machine that can potentially leak secret information, in particular when the memory de-duplication is enabled. Flush+Reload attack is a cache-based attack that makes use of resource sharing. T-table implementation of AES is commonly used ...  Read More

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3. A Fast Publicly Verifiable Secret Sharing Scheme using Non-homogeneous Linear Recursions

Ali Zaghian; Bagher Bagherpour

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 91-99


  A non-interactive (t,n)-publicly veri able secret sharing scheme (non-interactive (t,n)-PVSS scheme) is a (t,n)-secret sharing scheme in which anyone, not only the participants of the scheme, can verify the correctness of the produced shares without interacting with the dealer and participants. The (t,n)-PVSS ...  Read More

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4. GSLHA: Group-based Secure Lightweight Handover Authentication Protocol for M2M Communication

Mohammad Mahdi Modiri; Javad Mohajeri; Mahmoud Salmasizadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 101-111


  Machine to machine (M2M) communication, which is also known as machine type communication (MTC), is one of the most fascinating parts of mobile communication technology and also an important practical application of the Internet of Things. The main objective of this type of communication, is handling ...  Read More

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5. F-STONE: A Fast Real-Time DDOS Attack Detection Method Using an Improved Historical Memory Management

Mahsa Nooribakhsh; Mahdi Mollamotalebi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 113-128


  Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is a common attack in recent years that can deplete the bandwidth of victim nodes by flooding packets. Based on the type and quantity of traffic used for the attack and the exploited vulnerability of the target, DDoS attacks are grouped into three categories as Volumetric ...  Read More

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6. Attribute-based Access Control for Cloud-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

Maryam Zarezadeh; Maede Ashouri-Talouki; Mohammad Siavashi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, Pages 129-140


  Electronic health record (EHR) system facilitates integrating patients' medical information and improves service productivity. However, user access to patient data in a privacy-preserving manner is still challenging problem. Many studies concerned with security and privacy in EHR systems. Rezaeibagha ...  Read More

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1. OT-Feature Extraction on Scrambled Images with Instantaneous Clustering for CBIR Scheme in Cloud Computing

K. Nalini Sujantha Bel; I.Shatheesh Sam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 October 2020


  A novel feature extraction algorithm using Otsu’s Threshold (OT-features) on scrambled images and the Instantaneous Clustering (IC-CBIR) approach is proposed for Content-Based Image Retrieval in cloud computing. Images are stored in the cloud in an encrypted or scrambled form to preserve the privacy ...  Read More

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2. Evict+Time Attack on Intel CPUs without Explicit Knowledge of Address Offsets

Vahid Meraji; Hadi Soleimany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2020


  Numerous studies have been conducted to present new attacks using the time difference between the processor access to main memory and cache memory. Access-driven attacks are a series of cache-based attacks using fewer measurement samples to extract sensitive key values due to the ability of the attacker ...  Read More

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3. A Trusted Design Platform for Trojan Detection in FPGA Bitstreams Using Partial Reconfiguration

Nastaran Shekofte; Siavash Bayat Sarmadi; hatameh Mosanaei Boorani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2020


  ‎Hardware Trojans have emerged as a major concern for integrated circuits in recent years‎. ‎As a result‎, ‎detecting Trojans has become an important issue in critical applications‎, ‎such as finance and health‎. ‎The Trojan detection methods are mainly categorized ...  Read More

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4. Hardware Trojan Prevention and Detection by Filling Unused Space Using Shift registers, Gate-chain and Extra Routing

Mansoureh Labbafniya; Shahram Etemadi Borujeni; Roghaye Saeidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 October 2020


   Nowadays the security of the design is so important because of the different available attacks to the system. the main aim of this paper is to improve the security of the circuit design implemented on FPGA device. Two approaches are proposed for this purpose. The first is to fill out empty space ...  Read More

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5. An Efficient Pairing-Free Identity Based Proxy Blind Signature Scheme with Message Recovery

Salome James; Gowri Thumbur; P.Vasudeva Reddy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 October 2020


  In recent years, due to their potential applications, proxy blind signatures became an active research topic and are an extension of the basic proxy signature. A proxy blind signature scheme enables a proxy signer to produce a blind signature on behalf of an original signer. Such schemes are useful in ...  Read More

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6. Providing a hybrid cryptography algorithm for lightweight authentication protocol in RFID with urban traffic usage case

Vahid Chegeni; Hamid Haj Seyyed Javadi; Mohammad Reza Moazami Goudarzi; Afshin Rezakhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 December 2020


  Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the emerging technologies that enable the connection and transfer of information through communication networks. The main idea of the IoT is the widespread presence of objects such as mobile devices, sensors, and RFID. With the increase in traffic volume ...  Read More

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