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covert timing channel

1. [A] covert channel in which one process signals information to another process by modulating its own use of system resources (e.g., CPU time) in such a way that this manipulation affects the real response time observed by the second process. [INFOSEC-99]  2.   A covert channel in which one process signals information to another by modulating its own use of system resources (e.g., CPU time) in such a way that this manipulation affects the real response time observed by the second process [TCSEC].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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