[time-nuts] When NTP goes wrong...

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Thu Oct 22 01:54:15 EDT 2015

Mark Sims said:

> Ars Technica just put up a piece on the effects of various attacks on NTP with a link to the original paper.
> http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/10/new-attacks-on-network-time-protocol-can-defeat-https-and-create-chaos/

The Network Time Foundation (through Harlan Stenn’s hard work) has already released a patch synchronized with the publication of the referenced paper from Boston University:


Many of the comments on the Ars Technica piece are quite naive regarding timekeeping issues. This reflects an ongoing need for public education that Time-nuts as well as NTF can help supply.

Rob Seaman

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