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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
Language: en
Date: 2006-12-28
Time: 12:45
Room: Saal 1

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