Cryptanalysis of a Pairing-Based Anonymous Key Agreement Scheme for Smart Grid

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Authentication and key agreement schemes in smart grid have received much attentions by researchers in recent years. Recently, Mahmood et al. proposed a secure pairing-based anonymous key exchange scheme in smart grid. However, we demonstrate that their scheme is insecure against an ephemeral secret leakage attack and an impersonation attack according to the Canetti-Krawczyk adversarial model in this paper.


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