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Analysis of Boneh-Shaw Finger Printing Codes under Majority Value Collusion Attacks

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Alok Tripathi, Rajiv Pandey

Alok Tripathi and Rajiv Pandey. Analysis of Boneh-Shaw Finger Printing Codes under Majority Value Collusion Attacks. International Journal of Computer Applications 167(3):1-7, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Alok Tripathi and Rajiv Pandey},
	title = {Analysis of Boneh-Shaw Finger Printing Codes under Majority Value Collusion Attacks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {167},
	number = {3},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-7},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914195},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Lot of research has been done in the previous years to deal with threat of collusion attacks on finger printing codes. Digital fingerprints are code inserted in the media contents before distribution. Each fingerprinting code is assigned to an intended recipient. This fingerprinting code is used to track the culprit in case of illegal distribution of media contents by users. It is now possible for a group of users with different printing codes of the same content to collude together and collectively mount attack against fingerprints. Thus collusion attack poses a real challenge to protect the copyright of digital media. This paper presents an analysis of Boneh-Shaw finger printing codes under Majority Value collusion attacks.


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