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Virus inside virtual machine

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    Virus inside virtual machine


    Hello Guys,

    Is a virtual machine completely isolated from the host. If a virus/worm or rogue software infected a virtual installation is it possible for it to spread to the host machine?

    Thanks

    Tony

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    If completely isolated, meaning no shares and no networking, it should be just fine.
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    Windows 10 Pro + 8.1 pro and 7 Utimate


    Yes some viruses are made to infect OS's running in a VM " crisis " is one of them another one
    'Cloudburst' memory-corruption exploit released with Immunity's new version of Canvas penetration testing software
    Hacking Tool Lets A VM Break Out And Attack Its Host - Dark Reading
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