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Table 3 Class 3: Attacks originating from VMs

From: Classifying malware attacks in IaaS cloud environments

Source Target
  External Entity Virtual machine Cloud Provider
External Entity - - -
Virtual Machine Botnet Net. spoofing/sniffing Attacks on hypervisor
  Spaming DoS attacks VM escape
  Resource overuse Side channel Hypercall attack
  Anti-VMI attack Exploiting live migration (DoS) DoS attacks
  Split-personality   Exploiting live migration (DoS)
Cloud Provider - - -