Components of VMware SASE Platform

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This article is part seven in a series that looks at SASE vendors and their platforms. These vendors were chosen regardless of size or ranking. Instead, they were selected based on enterprise interest and competitive bids that our expert has encountered while consulting customers. When people think […] Click here to view original web page … Read more

Broadcom buys VMware for $61B

Big tech deals keep coming: Broadcom buys VMware for $61B

Computer chip and software maker Broadcom, on Thursday, May 26, 2022, will spend about $61 billion to acquire the cloud technology company VMware, one of the biggest deals of the year, with Dell Technologies Inc. spinning off its 81% equity stake in the company only about 6 months ago. Michael Dell is still VMware’s chairman … Read more

Cheerscrypt Ransomware Targets VMware

Cheerscrypt Linux-Based Ransomware Targets VMware ESXi Servers

Researchers have observed new Linux-based ransomware that joins other ransomware families, like LockBit and Hive, in targeting VMware ESXi servers. The Cheerscrypt ransomware employs a double extortion scheme to coerce its victim to pay the ransom, threatening to leak the encrypted files, notify customers of the data breach, and […] “Compromising EXSi servers has been … Read more

Persistent vulnerabilities put VMware on the defense

Persistent vulnerabilities put VMware on the defense

Recurring critical vulnerabilities for VMware products this year indicate a worrying trend for customers that suggests the virtualization leader is taking a more reactive approach to security. The company’s VMware Horizon product got hit hard by the Log4j vulnerability, and earlier this month VMware […] “Sometimes past performance is an indicator of future performance. In … Read more

6,700 VMware vCenter servers exposed to hackers


Thousands of VMware vCenter servers are currently exposed online and vulnerable to a new attack that can allow hackers to take over devices. The exploit for this bug is also a one-line cURL request, which makes it easy even for low-skilled threat actors to automate attacks. VMware has taken this bug very seriously and has … Read more