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sort out clocksource and wall clock for VirtualBox to prevent Clock Correlation Attack
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Clock Correlation Attack:
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Dev/TimeSync#Clock_Correlation_Attack

Similar to tickets which are specific to other virtualizers.

This ticket is for VirtualBox.

Perhaps split this ticket into sorting out clocksource and sorting out wall clock.

A user had issues with the whonixcheck pvclock test:
http://forums.whonix.org/t/recurring-time-error-within-gateway-11-under-virtualbox-5-error-unwanted-pvclock-kvm-clock-tsc-acpi-pm-detected/1671/7

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Patrick created this task.Nov 24 2015, 3:11 PM
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Patrick renamed this task from sort out clocksource and wallclock for VirtualBox to sort out clocksource and wallclock for VirtualBox to prevent Clock Correlation Attack.Nov 24 2015, 3:18 PM
Patrick renamed this task from sort out clocksource and wallclock for VirtualBox to prevent Clock Correlation Attack to sort out clocksource and wall clock for VirtualBox to prevent Clock Correlation Attack.
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Patrick updated the task description. (Show Details)Nov 24 2015, 7:47 PM