Deep-Learning-based Cryptanalysis through Topic Modeling


  • Kishore Kumar Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, India
  • Sarvesh Tanwar Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, India
  • Shishir Kumar School of Information Science and Technology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, India
Volume: 14 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 12524-12529 | February 2024 |


Neural cryptography is a technique that uses neural networks for secure data encryption. Cryptoanalysis, on the other hand, deals with analyzing and decrypting ciphers, codes, and encrypted text without using a real key. Chosen-plaintext cryptanalysis is a subfield of cryptanalysis where both plain text and ciphertext are available and the goal is either to find the encryption technique, the encryption key, or both. This study addresses chosen plaintext cryptanalysis within public key cryptography, to categorize topics of encrypted text. Using a fixed encryption technique and key, the focus was placed on creating a framework that identifies the topic associated with ciphertext, using diverse plaintexts and their corresponding cipher texts. To our knowledge, this is the first time that chosen-plaintext cryptanalysis has been discussed in the context of topic modeling. The paper used deep learning techniques such as CNNs, GRUs, and LSTMs to process sequential data. The proposed framework achieved up to 67% precision, 99% recall, 80% F1-score, and 71% AUPR on a dataset, showcasing promising results and opening avenues for further research in this cryptanalysis subarea.


cryptanalysis, chosen-plaintext cryptanalysis, deep learning, CNN, LSTM, GRU, topic modeling


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K. Kumar, S. Tanwar, and S. Kumar, “Deep-Learning-based Cryptanalysis through Topic Modeling”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 12524–12529, Feb. 2024.


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