[Whonix-devel] Fwd: Re: DRAMA countermeasures

bancfc at openmailbox.org bancfc at openmailbox.org
Mon Aug 29 23:28:50 CEST 2016

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Subject: Fwd: Re: DRAMA countermeasures
Date: 2016-08-29 14:40
 From: bancfc at openmailbox.org
To: whonix-devel at whonix.org

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: DRAMA countermeasures
Date: 2016-08-29 10:21
 From: Daniel Gruss <gruss at tugraz.at>
To: bancfc at openmailbox.org
Cc: peter.pessl at iaik.tugraz.at, clementine.maurice at iaik.tugraz.at, 
Stefan.Mangard at iaik.tugraz.at, whonix-devel at whonix.org

On 28.08.2016 15:20, bancfc at openmailbox.org wrote:
> This is tricky haha. So essentially I would disable hyperthreading
> host-side to make sure this isn't available?

The counter thread does not have to be on the same hyperthread... it's 
just one way to get a sort of timestamp...
It's just to demonstrate that removing time information does not work - 
we need better countermeasures maybe in future hardware.


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