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NoHype: Virtualized Cloud Infrastructure Without the Virtualization

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Executive Summary

Cloud computing is a disruptive trending that is changing the way the one use computers. The key underlying technology in cloud infrastructures is virtualization - so much so that many consider virtualization to be one of the key features rather than simply an implementation detail. Unfortunately, the use of virtualization is the source of a significant security concern. Because multiple virtual machines run on the same server and since the virtualization layer plays a considerable role in the operation of a virtual machine, a malicious party has the opportunity to attack the virtualization layer.

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