An Implementation of MD5 Hash Algorithm for RFID Tags

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors discuss RFID technology, and shows the implementation of MD5 hash algorithm for RFID tags to protect private data from counterfeiting and copying. Privacy and security of RFID tags are discussed and the implementation of this algorithm is shown. Authors present new technology of reading the data from RFID- cards by using MD5 hash function. The reason of applying this algorithm is trivial: it is fast comparing to other algorithms, and can handle small-fixed size of data, which is stored in low-cost RFID-cards, which means that it has 1 Kb of memory.

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