Well the NSA think that virtual machines are
adequate to protect sensitive data:
I'm not convinced though? There could be many ways
to signal between the VMs running on the same HW.
jm at netnoteinc.com wrote:
> Paul Jakma said:
>>> On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
>>>>> i wonder how usermode linux would do here - the firewall runs under
>>> usermode linux and the real box runs the rest.
>>>> don't know... conceptually uml exists to ease development. security
>> between uml kernel and host OS isn't a goal. so probably not a good
>> idea to rely on it.
>> You could always get VMWare and run a firewall in the virtual machine,
> then rollback the disk images every night; any changes made to the disk
> images will disappear as if by magic ;)
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