Title: Hybrid RSA-based highly efficient, reliable and strong personal full mesh networked messaging scheme

Authors: Aniruddha Bhattacharjya; Xiaofeng Zhong; Jing Wang; Xing Li

Addresses: Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China ' Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China ' Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China ' Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China

Abstract: Efficient balancing of privacy and strong authentication in end-to-end (E2E) security constitutes a challenging task in the field of personal messaging. Since RSA is a ubiquitous approach, we here propose a hybrid RSA-based, highly efficient, reliable and strong personal full mesh networked messaging scheme. M-prime RSA and CRT-RSA with shared RSA makes our hybrid RSA decryption much more secure and efficient and protects our users with complete privacy. However, computational modular exponentiation complexity and partial key exposure vulnerability of RSA present two major obstacles. Low modular complexity and asymptotic very slow speed of decryption of RSA, with the ease and speed problem in encryption of RSA are also problems to be solved. Our hybrid RSA cipher resolves all of the above issues and provides protection against exploitation of multiplicative property and homomorphic property of RSA. Our full mesh networking scheme also ensures E2E encryption for all peers. So, our three-way authenticated hybrid RSA messaging scheme achieves a perfect balance of efficiency, security, authentication, reliability and privacy. Consequently, our scheme offers a smarter choice for private messaging in existing, as well as future, internet architectures.

Keywords: M-prime RSA; CRT-RSA; hybrid RSA; perfect forward secrecy; PFS; OAEP.

DOI: 10.1504/IJICS.2018.095341

International Journal of Information and Computer Security, 2018 Vol.10 No.4, pp.418 - 436

Available online: 25 Sep 2018 *

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