Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Practical anonymity for the masses with MorphMix
Authors: Rennhard, Marc
Plattner, Bernhard
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-27809-2_24
Proceedings: Financial Cryptography
Editors of the parent work: Juels, Ari
Page(s): 233
Pages to: 250
Conference details: Financial Cryptography Conference (FC 2004), Key West, USA, 9-12 February 2004
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Springer
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-540-22420-4
ISSN: 0302-9743
Language: English
Subjects: Anonymity; Peer-to-peer mix networks; Collusion detection
Subject (DDC): 005: Computer programming, programs and data
Abstract: MorphMix is a peer-to-peer circuit-based mix network to provide practical anonymous low-latency Internet access for millions of users. The basic ideas of MorphMix have been published before; this paper focuses on solving open problems and giving an analysis of the resistance to attacks and the performance it offers assuming realistic scenarios with very many users. We demonstrate that MorphMix scales very well and can support as many nodes as there are public IP addresses. In addition, we show that MorphMix is indeed practical because it provides good resistance from long-term profiling and offers acceptable performance despite the heterogeneity of the nodes and the fact that nodes can join or leave the system at any time.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/1825
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Appears in collections:Publikationen School of Engineering

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