Detecting temperature through clock skew
Hot or Not: Defeating anonymity by monitoring clock skew to remotely detect the temperature of a PC
Veröffentlicht am: 28.12.2006, 12:45 Uhr
Präsentation vom: 28.12.2006, 12:45 Uhr
Teilnehmer: Steven J. Murdoch
Abstract: By requesting timestamps from a computer, a remote adversary can find out the precise speed of its system clock. As each clock crystal is slightly different, and varies with temperature, this can act as a fingerprint of the computer and its location.
Speakers: Steven J. Murdoch
Room: Saal 1