Image Encryption Using Chaotic Map and Block Chaining

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Ibrahim S. I. Abuhaiba 1,* Hanan M. Abuthraya 1 Huda B. Hubboub 1 Ruba A. Salamah 1

1. Computer Engineering Department, Islamic University, Gaza, Palestine

* Corresponding author.


Received: 23 Nov. 2011 / Revised: 14 Feb. 2012 / Accepted: 13 Apr. 2012 / Published: 8 Jul. 2012

Index Terms

Image Encryption, Chaos, Logistic Map, Cipher Block Chaining, Cryptanalysis


In this paper, a new Chaotic Map with Block Chaining (CMBC) cryptosystem for image encryption is proposed. It is a simple block cipher based on logistic chaotic maps and cipher block chaining (CBC). The new system utilizes simplicity of implementation, high quality, and enhanced security by the combined properties of chaos and CBC cipher. Implementation of the proposed technique has been realized for experimental purposes, and tests have been carried out with detailed analysis, demonstrating its high security. Results confirm that the scheme is unbreakable with reference to many of the well-known attacks. Comparative study with other algorithms indicates the superiority of CMBC security with slight increase in encryption time.

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Ibrahim S. I. Abuhaiba, Hanan M. Abuthraya, Huda B. Hubboub, Ruba A. Salamah, "Image Encryption Using Chaotic Map and Block Chaining", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), vol.4, no.7, pp.19-26, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijcnis.2012.07.03


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