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Security and Communication Networks
Volume 2017, Article ID 4975302, 11 pages
Research Article

Dynamic Rule Encryption for Mobile Payment

School of Electrical Engineering & Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Correspondence should be addressed to Emir Husni;

Received 11 October 2016; Revised 8 December 2016; Accepted 18 December 2016; Published 26 January 2017

Academic Editor: Ángel Martín Del Rey

Copyright © 2017 Emir Husni. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The trend of financial transactions by using a mobile phone or mobile payment increases. By using the mobile payment service, users can save money on mobile phone (handset) and separate from the pulse. For protecting users, mobile payment service providers must complete the mobile payment service with the transaction security. One way to provide transaction security is to utilize a secure mobile payment application. This research provides a safety feature used for an Android-based mobile payment application. This security feature is making encryption rules dynamically named Dynamic Rule Encryption (DRE). DRE has the ability to protect data by means of encrypting data with dynamic rules, and DRE also has a token function for an authentication. DRE token raised with dynamic time-based rules. Here, the time is used as a reference with the order of the day in the year (day of the year). The processes of the DRE’s encryption, decryption, and the DRE’s functionality as the token are discussed in this paper. Here, the Hamming distance metric is employed for having maximum differences between plaintext and ciphertext.