Secure Video Multicast Based on Desynchronized Fingerprint and Partial Encryption

  • Zhongxuan Liu
  • Shiguo Lian
  • Josselin Gautier
  • Ronggang Wang
  • Zhen Ren
  • Haila Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5041)


Recently, a collusion resilient video fingerprint method has been proposed utilizing desynchronization. But a question has not been considered for this method: secure transmission for multicast / broadcast. Because every copies using this method have different desynchronization, all the traditional fingerprint broadcasting techniques do not work. In this paper, we propose a method for securely broadcasting desynchronized video copies. The video is firstly lengthened and partially encrypted in the sender side and broadcasted to every user, and then on the receiver side, the video is desynchronized and embedded by fingerprint, and then decrypted. We give a method to implement this for MPEG-2 stream. Experiments indicate the effectiveness of the fingerprinted copies for collusion robustness and the efficiency of transportation. Security of the system is also analyzed with probable attacks and corresponding solution is proposed.


Motion Vector Receiver Side Original Video Collusion Attack Video Copy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhongxuan Liu
    • 1
  • Shiguo Lian
    • 1
  • Josselin Gautier
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ronggang Wang
    • 1
  • Zhen Ren
    • 1
  • Haila Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.France Telecom R & D BeijingBeijingChina
  2. 2.University of Nantes Polytech’Nantes SchoolFrance

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