[Novalug] VMs and Security
nick at hackermonkey.com
Sat Dec 4 15:16:52 EST 2010
On 12/04/2010 10:16 AM, Roger W. Broseus wrote:
> I'm dependent upon Window$ to sync and backup my "smart phone." As I
> understand it, the "appliance," including folders and files, is written to
> a .vdi file. Does this provide a sort-of security through obscurity? (I'm
> *not* asking about the obvious - accessing the data when the VM is
> running.) I've tried different ways of peeking into the .vdi file and have
> I'm thinking that's enough to provide some protection to the personal data
> from my phone and that putting it in an encrypted folder in the VM would
> be over kill.
I don't think I understand what you are trying to secure. Are you trying
to secure the data on the PC (I'm guessing it is a VirtualBox image)
after you've sync'd your smart phone?
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