Re: Hack in through VirtualBox to the "real" system.
it depends, the answer is both yes and no, like everything security is a process not a product.
Originally Posted by kleenex
If you have a VM which is acting a live client on the network with shares and using shares, using shared folders to host machine then in theory yes as there is access to the host.
if you however minimise the access to host and network then you reduce the risks.
it is a possibility but still not a common one so not too much to worry about, but as i say as with everything contol ingress and egress
There are some known vulnerabilites been patched but shows potential such as cloudburst http://www.darkreading.com/security/...-its-host.html
There are new techniques emerging daily, unless you unplug you are never "secure" you can only take steps to make it harder to breach.
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