On the Security of the EMV Secure Messaging API

Ben Adida, Mike Bond, Jolyon Clulow, Amerson Lin, Ross Anderson, Ronald L. Rivest

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We present new attacks against the EMV financial transaction security system (known in Europe as "Chip and PIN''), specifically on the back-end API support for sending secure messages to EMV smartcards.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSecurity Protocols
Subtitle of host publication15th International Workshop, Brno, Czech Republic, April 18-20, 2007. Revised Selected Papers
EditorsBruce Christianson, Bruno Crispo, James A. Malcolm, Michael Roe
Place of PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-17773-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-17772-9
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2010
Event15th International Workshop on Security Protocols - Brno, Czech Republic
Duration: 18 Apr 200720 Apr 2007
Conference number: 15

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer, Berlin, Heidelberg
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference15th International Workshop on Security Protocols
Abbreviated titleSPW 2007
Country/TerritoryCzech Republic


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