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From: Julio César García Vizcaíno (fuego216gmail.com)
Date: Fri Apr 17 2009 - 23:38:20 CDT
This is a very known issue in malware testing.
The threat depends on the AV used in the host.
It would be interesting which AVs really scan the virtual machines
El vie, 17-04-2009 a las 14:09 -0700, Peter Ferrie escribiÃ³:
> > When a user downloads a virtual machine from the Internet, and then
> > runs it on his/her computer, the antivirus installed in the host machine
> > simply does not have access to the virtual machine, so the virtual machine
> > does not get scanned.
> That is simply not true. AVs can see inside VM images, and scan the files.
> The user can also install the AV inside the VM, which will also see the files.
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