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Table 2 Class 2: Attacks targeting VMs

From: Classifying malware attacks in IaaS cloud environments

Source Target
  External Entity Virtual machine Cloud Provider
External Entity - Bad repositories -
   Attacks on apps.  
   Attacks on migrated VMs (man-in-the-middle)  
Virtual Machine - (see Table 3)  
Cloud Provider - Password & key theft -
   Disk partition access  
   VMI-based attacks  
   VM theft