Virtualized OS and Malware/Virus

Discussion in 'Windows Guest OS Discussion' started by WLutes, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. WLutes

    WLutes Bit poster

    I have a developer in our office that we're thinking of using Parallels to create development environments that essentially can 'blow-up' the environment if something goes wrong (the guest OS environment as a development sandbox sort of scenario). If we're using the Workstation implementation (no Mac involved in this mix), will the guest OS infect the host OS environment if a virus or malware (rootkit in nature) enters the equation on the guest OS environment? Just trying to anticipate the potential fallouts from using it in this manner.
  2. SakibS

    SakibS Hunter

    What will be your guest os? text-smiley.png

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