Secure SMS Method Based on Social Networks

Authors(2) :-Saeed Yazdanpanah, Saman Shojae Chaeikar

Nowadays, Short Message Service (SMS) communications play important role in daily lives. Authentication, reports and personal communications are the common instances of SMS applications. The message signals are being transmitted in the air without any security measures. Hence, the message content could easily be intercepted without requiring complicated infrastructure. To protect confidentiality and integrity of the messages, various techniques are devised. Some early techniques rely on extra or upgraded hardware equipments and impose high implementation cost. However, the modern techniques mostly are applicable on smart phones and work in application layer. In this research, the proposed technique utilizes the profile information and users’ communications in social networks to generate two dynamic keys for SMS encryption and decryption. Cost of secure session establishment has dramatically reduced. The analysis results also show high level of user satisfaction and long secure lifetime for exchanged messages.

Authors and Affiliations

Saeed Yazdanpanah
Sama Technical and Vocational Training College, Islamic Azad University, Khorramabad Branch, Khorramabad, Iran
Saman Shojae Chaeikar
Sama Technical and Vocational Training College, Islamic Azad University, Khorramabad Branch, Khorramabad, Iran

SMS Security; Short Message Security; Secure Communication; Encryption; Cryptography

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-12-08
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 368-376
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162672
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Saeed Yazdanpanah, Saman Shojae Chaeikar, " Secure SMS Method Based on Social Networks, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.368-376, November-December-2016.
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