VMware customers anxious about ransomware threats

VMware has recently made headlines on Google News due to ransomware attacks targeting the company. This development has left its customers feeling uneasy and prompted them to search for alternative products that are more secure. The increasing licensing costs have only intensified the quest for alternative virtualization software. Customers are now grappling with the perception […]

Unpatched VMware servers vulnerable to Ransomware Attacks

France, Canada, Finland, and Italy have collectively released a warning against a ransomware attack that is targeting VMware servers through a vulnerability. And if facts are considered, the issue seems to be a two-year-old susceptibility that was fixed already. However, thousands of systems are still vulnerable to attacks, says the National Cybersecurity Agency (ACN) of […]

Cyber threat related headlines trending on Google

According to McAfee Cybersecurity Report of this month, a new malware is being circulated on Google Play Store through various apps such as task managers, flashlight, calendar, camera apps, notepad, and games. And has the potential to take control of victim’s device and access websites without the knowledge of victims. Researchers estimate that the infected […]

Cyber threat to VMware customers

Virtualization giant Vmware has issued an official cyber threat warning to all its customers about a vulnerability that can allow hackers to bypass authentication and take over the entire network and user interface. Thus the company is urging customers to keep their software updated and discouraged those who depend heavily on various workarounds. Revealing the […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

First is the news related to new ransomware dubbed Cheers that is seen targeting mainly Vmware ESXi Servers. As virtualization software allows cyber crooks to spread malware to many devices, it has become a soft target to criminal gangs spreading Lockbit, Hive, and RansomEXX. Technically, if a machine hosts a dozen virtual machines meant to […]

VMware adds Cloud Security extension to Containers and Kubernetes

VMware announced cloud based workload protection and extended the support to Containers and Kubernetes through Carbon Black Cloud Platform. Therefore, it allows an increase in visibility, enables compliance, and offered enhanced security for containerized applications operating on public and private cloud environments. Initially, when it was released in December, Carbon Black Container was only used […]

VMware acquires cloud security startup Mesh7

Cloud Security startup Mesh7 has been acquired by Virtualization software providing leader VMware as it has been made official by both the companies today. Trade analysts say that the acquisition will boost VMware’s cloud native capabilities and will also bolster its Kubernetes and micro-services support. Highly placed sources say that Mesh7’s auto discovering and auto-learning […]

VMware vulnerability causes increase in ransomware attacks

All the corporate networks out there you better be aware of the incident where ransomware spreading threat actors are seen exploiting the vulnerabilities of VMware ESXi software. RansomExx Gang is seen exploiting CVE-2019-5544 and CVE-2020-3992 virtual software infecting the machines on the network with the file encrypting malware. So, companies using the said software are […]

VMware boosts its Cloud Security plans

VMware has decided to boost its cloud security plans by offering innovative and advanced solutions. And the first one happens to be the new VMware Advanced Security solution for Cloud Foundation which helps companies get rid of their legacy security solutions and offer Unified Protection across multi-cloud environments whether they are public or private.   […]


This post was originally published by (ISC)² Management. In the digital age, security can no longer be an afterthought. As organizations modernize their IT environments through digital transformation initiatives, it’s become more critical than ever to bake security into new applications from the start. Virtualization giant VMware recognizes this new reality, which explains why it […]

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