Attackers use novel technique, malware to compromise hypervisors and virtual machines

Unknown attackers wielding novel specialized malware have managed to compromise VMware ESXi hypervisors and guest Linux and Windows virtual machines, Mandiant threat analysts have discovered. They named the malware VirtualPITA (ESXi & Linux), VirtualPIE (ESXi), and VirtualGATE (Windows), and shared detection and hardening advice. The malware and techniques used by the attackers VirtualPITA and VirtualPIE […]

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Experts uncovered novel Malware persistence within VMware ESXi Hypervisors

Researchers from Mandiant have discovered a novel malware persistence technique within VMware ESXi Hypervisors. Mandiant detailed a novel technique used by malware authors to achieve administrative access within VMware ESXi Hypervisors and take over vCenter servers and virtual machines for Windows and Linux to perform the following actions: Send commands to the hypervisor that will […]

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Arrcus and VMware extend partnership to deploy low latency 5G services at the edge

Arrcus has extended partnership with VMware, focused on transforming telco networks to deliver next-gen services from the edge to the cloud. The expanded partnership will provide communication service providers with the ability to monetize their 5G infrastructure quicker and deliver new enterprise services more efficiently and with greater flexibility. The Arrcus ACE platform is now […]

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High severity vulnerabilities found in Harbor open-source artifact registry

Oxeye security researchers have uncovered several new high severity variants of the IDOR (Insecure Director Object Reference) vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-31671, CVE-2022-31666, CVE-2022-31670, CVE-2022-31669, CVE-2022-31667) in CNCF-graduated project Harbor, the popular open-source artifact registry by VMware. Harbor is an open-source cloud native registry project that stores, signs, and scans content. It can integrate with various Docker registries […]

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VMware unveils new innovations to improve networking and security for multi-cloud

VMware announced new innovations across its expanding networking and security portfolio that will help customers embrace the cloud operating model. These new innovations include: Project Northstar for multi-cloud networking, security and end-to-end visibility Expansion of network detection and visibility to the Carbon Black Cloud endpoint protection platform, with early access available now Project Trinidad that […]

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VMware and IBM strengthen partnership to help clients modernize mission-critical workloads

VMware and IBM announced an expanded partnership to help global clients and partners modernize mission-critical workloads and expedite time-to-value in hybrid cloud environments. The expanded relationship includes IBM Consulting as a VMware GSI partner, the companies’ intent to deliver new jointly engineered IBM and VMware Cloud solutions, and joint development and go to market. Together, […]

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