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A simple way to detect VirtualBox

Electrical Ordered Freedom #2 (EOF-DR-RRLF)
July 2008

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There are a lot of ways to detect virtualized env, here I will show only a simple trick to detect if you are running inside VirtualBox. This trick requires that guest additions (a component that let you exchange files between a virtualized system and the real one) are installed on the virtualized system because the detection is based on it. If you want to go deeper in VM detection look at ! Now go to the real stuff

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