[Info] Virus through VM

By Kothas
Sep 16, 2011
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  1. Hello,
    I was wondering, If I open file which might be infected with virus, could it harm host PC. I know that I must chose VM network to NAT, not bridge.
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 46,335   +252

    Yes. VM has to have its own firewall and AV program installed.
  3. Kothas

    Kothas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 73

    You mean VMWare and VirtualPC?
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 46,335   +252

    Any virtual machine.
  5. Kothas

    Kothas Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 73

    Thanks. Thread might be closed.
  6. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 46,335   +252

    Sure thing :)
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