[cap-talk] Virtual Machine Based Rootkits

Karp, Alan H alan.karp at hp.com
Thu Aug 3 18:13:16 EDT 2006

David Hopwood wrote:
> That's not quite accurate; most VMMs are detectable, and 
> AFAIK all VMMs
> that run on x86 hardware (VT, Pacifica or otherwise) are detectable.
That's because x86 is not fully virtualizable.  Rutkowska is working on
architectures that are.

Alan Karp
Principal Scientist
Virus Safe Computing Initiative
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories 
1501 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 857-3967, fax (650) 857-7029
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