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Secure SMS Method Based on Social Networks


Saeed Yazdanpanah, Saman Shojae Chaeikar
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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.

Saeed Yazdanpanah, Saman Shojae Chaeikar

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-12-08 2395-1990 2394-4099
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368-376 IJSRSET162672   Technoscience Academy

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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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