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The Windows version of the Crisis Trojan is able to sneak onto VMware implementations, making it possibly the first malware to target such virtual machines. It also has found a way to spread to Windows Mobile devices.
Through 2012, 60 percent of virtualized servers will be less secure
than the physical servers they replace, according to Gartner. Although
they expect this figure to fall to 30 percent by the end of 2015,
analysts warned that many virtualization deployment projects are being
undertaken without involving the information security team in the
initial architecture and planning stages. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]