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Re: [tor-talk] Security of running Tor on a Linux VM on a Windows host

Anthony Papillion wrote:
> A friend is hell bent on running Tor on a Linux VM hosted on Windows
> 8. this doesn't seem like the best idea to me but I thought I'd ask
> the experts.  What are the security implications of doing so? Are
> there any mitigations that can make things more secure? Any 'gotchas'?
> For what it's worth,  the have chosen to use VirtualBox over VMware. 

Not necessarily a bad idea, but could be a waste of system resources on
a laptop.

And, as has already been mentioned, they might as well run Whonix or
Tails if they're using a VM.
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