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Batched Routing


Classification Key : Exterior Security, Information Disclosure

Problem

A mix node has to receive packets from many different nodes to create the anonymity set. The output from the mix network should not have any information that the user can exploit by doing timing analysis. How can the output of a mix node hide the timing information?

Solution

In a mix based system, collect the input data packets and when the collection reaches a threshold output all the data packets together in a batch.

Known Uses

Mix network implementing batched routing.

Related Patterns

Delayed Routing

Source

Hafiz Privacy Patterns

Tags

Anonymity, Privacy, Routing


 

Last modified: May 05, 2012

Conceived and Maintained by: Munawar Hafiz