[Cryptography] RAM memories as one source of entropy

ianG iang at iang.org
Fri Feb 14 02:32:19 EST 2014

On 14/02/2014 02:51 am, Jerry Leichter wrote:

> And what about tomorrow's chips and disks and SSD's?  Can you rely on measurements of incidental properties of today's versions to lead you into a secure future?  Absolutely not.

Indeed, will tomorrow's chips even give us a view of the hardware?  Or
will they all be virtual CPUs arranged through an on-chip hypervisor and
given idealised access to perfect memory?

Disks are already there.  Memory is already swapping stuff inside
itself.  Is the CPU the next frontier?


ps; quick, someone, put a patent in for a VM on a chip

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