[Haskell-cafe] Tor project

Wojtek Narczyński wojtek at power.com.pl
Fri Aug 1 07:38:26 UTC 2014

On 01.08.2014 09:27, Luke Clifton wrote:
>     Well, how about something like
>     inConstantTime :: timeBudget -> (functionToPerform ::
>     CryptoResult) -> IO (Maybe CryptoResult) 
> I'm no expert, but aren't timing attacks also possible with something 
> like that. If your `functionToPerform' touches the cache in funny 
> ways, the program after resuming from the timeout might have different 
> timings as there could be cache misses in one scenario, but not the 
> other.
Oh come on, there is still a number of slow buffers in between: kernel, 
network cards, switches, routers.
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