Date Added: Mar 2011
Going along with the rapid development of web technologies, in some applications on demands, partners or staffs may make a great quantity of web transactions or personal communications anytime and anywhere. However, the partners could be distributed over different network domains. They require a communal trusted third party to help them establish a shared session key for future communications. In addition, from the privacy or security point of view, the partners hope that their transactions patterns or movements are not recorded from any external eavesdropper. However, this privacy issue has never been addressed in previous literature.