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 Post subject: How safe is Virtual machines
 Post Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:43 pm 
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What the pros and cons and is it 100% safe and what are the risks.

https://theintercept.com/2015/09/16/getting-hacked-doesnt-bad/


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 Post subject: Re: How safe is Virtual machines
 Post Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:20 am 
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Nothing is 100% safe. I use virtualization for software testing but as the article you linked states it can also be used for protection from malware. Think of a virtual system as a disposable system that you can create, use, and then if necessary delete on the fly. Scott.


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 Post subject: Re: How safe is Virtual machines
 Post Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:46 am 
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Well I have my nephew wanting to use it to play with known Virus and malware. I think there a youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3Oit8Gl3YA. I also explain him it not 100% safe.


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