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Title: Anonymous authenticated communications

Abstract

A method of performing electronic communications between members of a group wherein the communications are authenticated as being from a member of the group and have not been altered, comprising: generating a plurality of random numbers; distributing in a digital medium the plurality of random numbers to the members of the group; publishing a hash value of contents of the digital medium; distributing to the members of the group public-key-encrypted messages each containing a same token comprising a random number; and encrypting a message with a key generated from the token and the plurality of random numbers.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
  2. Woodland Hills, UT
  3. Corrales, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
909711
Patent Number(s):
7234059
Application Number:
10/072,018
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H04 - ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04L - TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Beaver, Cheryl L, Schroeppel, Richard C, and Snyder, Lillian A. Anonymous authenticated communications. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Beaver, Cheryl L, Schroeppel, Richard C, & Snyder, Lillian A. Anonymous authenticated communications. United States.
Beaver, Cheryl L, Schroeppel, Richard C, and Snyder, Lillian A. Tue . "Anonymous authenticated communications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/909711.
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