How to make your VM stealthy

Assuming you use Windows VMs, you can change the name of devices in Device Manager because some scammers like to use devmgmt.msc to see if it’s a VM or not. Happened to me once, luckily I came prepared.

Not only did the scammer use devmgmt.msc to check if it's a VM or not, he also went into Programs and Features (appwiz.cpl in Run box) to see if VMWare Tools were installed.

More info on Jim Browning's video: