In my previous article from November last year I challenged the claims of Joanna Rutkowska concerning Redpill. A recent article in the German computer magazine iX (April 2007) mentioned Rutkowska’s findings again so that I decided to review the tool, the driver, the accompanying research paper and the results. You can download the new results below. The most interesting findings were made by observing the values on Virtual PC 2007. For every operating system and every VMM tested the following constellations were considered: VMM tools installed or not installed with acceleration enabled or disabled respectively. For Virtual PC 2007 the acceleration was hardware virtualization.
- The paper (PDF): redpill_getting_colorless.pdf (Rev. 2), the same compressed using RAR: redpill_getting_colorless.rar
- Download of the SIDTcon tool: SIDT.rar