OK, maybe in our dreams. David L. Mills will always be the Father of Time to Harlan, and Prof. Mills was the first member of NTF’s Technical Advisory Board. And independent of these things, Open Source Software needs to be supported — Network Time in general and NTP in particular. Network Time Foundation’s mission is… Read More.
Harlan Stenn and Sue Graves will be attending the: 2014 International IEEE Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control and Communication Come talk with us about Network Time Protocol, PTP, General Timestamp and other time projects at the Plugfest or technical conference starting September 21st – September 26th!
On 7 Apr 2014 the OpenSSL project (http://openssl.org) disclosed CVE-2014-0160, a very serious security flaw in an OpenSSL library often referred to as the “Heartbleed” bug. This flaw is present in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta (including 1.0.1f and 1.0.2-beta1). Since NTP can be linked against the OpenSSL libraries, we’ve been asked if this vulnerability… Read More.
Harlan was quoted in BBC Technology News today, if you haven’t read the entire article, take a moment to do so below: A massive worldwide effort is under way to harden the net’s clocks against hack attacks. The last few months have seen an “explosion” in the number of attacks abusing unprotected time servers, said… Read More.
There’s been a fair amount of attention paid lately to the role of misconfigured NTP servers in the recent “network flooding attacks”. Much of the information in these reports is correct. Some parts are incomplete or inaccurate. Some History Over the centuries different groups of people have had the need for knowing the accurate time… Read More.