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A simple way to detect VirtualBox

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

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Abstract

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 http://www.invisiblethings.org/papers/redpill.html ! Now go to the real stuff

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