Plug critical VMvare vCenter Server flaw before ransomware gangs start exploiting it (CVE-2021-22005)

VMware has fixed 19 vulnerabilities affecting VMware vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation, the most critical of which is CVE-2021-22005. “This vulnerability can be used by anyone who can reach vCenter Server over the network to gain access, regardless of the configuration settings of vCenter Server,” the company noted. “The ramifications of this vulnerability are […]

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Jason Chan joins Torq CISO Advisory Board

Torq announced that Jason Chan has joined the company’s CISO Advisory board. The former leader of information security at Netflix, Jason will leverage his decades-long career building and leading security teams to help Torq continue to accelerate product development and build the company’s market presence. He will work closely with Torq’s leadership and product teams, […]

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Lenovo offers its entire portfolio as-a-service under an expanded Lenovo TruScale umbrella

Lenovo announced its consumption-based business model, introducing Lenovo TruScale, a new portfolio-spanning everything-as-a-service offering. This announcement is part of Lenovo’s continuing transformation for the next reality – a new era where consumers and business leaders need new solutions and technologies to face unprecedented change in business, education, living and beyond. Expanding its TruScale brand beyond […]

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VMware addressed 4 High-Severity flaws in vRealize Operations

VMware released security patches to address multiple vulnerabilities in vRealize Operations, including four high severity flaws. VMware addressed multiple vulnerabilities in vRealize Operations, including four high severity flaws. The most severe flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-22025 (CVSS score of 8.6), is a broken access control vulnerability in the vRealize Operations Manager API. An attacker could exploit […]

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Arcserve appliances protect critical IT infrastructure from data loss, downtime, and ransomware

Arcserve announced Arcserve N Series appliances, which deliver integrated hyperscale backup, recovery, and ransomware protection to enterprise infrastructures. The Arcserve N Series appliances, built on Arcserve UDP technology, are powered by Nutanix, a leader in private, hybrid, and multi-cloud computing, and secured by Sophos. The seamless integration of globally unsurpassed technologies in a single solution […]

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Cybercriminals are manipulating reality to reshape the modern threat landscape

VMware released a report which analyzes how cybercriminals are manipulating reality to reshape the modern threat landscape. The report found a drastic rise in destructive attacks, where adversaries deploy advanced techniques to deliver more targeted, sophisticated attacks that distort digital reality, be it via business communications compromise (BCC) or the manipulation of time. Developing cyberattacks […]

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Tripwire Patch Priority Index for July 2021

Tripwire’s July 2021 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities from VMware, Adobe, Oracle, and Microsoft. First on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Print Spooler (CVE-2021-34527, CVE-2021-1675) and vSphere Client (CVE-2021-21985). Exploits for these vulnerabilities have been recently added to the Metasploit Exploit Framework. These systems should be patched […]

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Zettaset XCrypt Kubernetes Encryption now available on the VMware Marketplace

Zettaset announced that XCrypt Kubernetes Encryption is available on the VMware Marketplace. VMware Marketplace enables customers to discover and deploy compatible, validated third-party solutions to VMware environments. Once validated, partners can easily publish their solutions for VMware customers across platforms. Customers will be able to access these third-party partner solutions directly from their cloud environments, […]

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