VMware Announces VMSafe Hypervisor Security Platform

As described in the VMware announcement: [A] new security technology called VMware VMsafe™ that protects applications running in virtual machines in ways previously not possible in physical environments. The VMsafe APIs allow vendors to develop advanced security products that combat the latest generation of malware. VMsafe technology integrates into the VMware hypervisor and provides the […]

Critical VMware Security Alert for Windows-Hosted VMware

Oops! Luckily I had a feeling that host shared folders was a bad idea… From VMware: “On Windows hosts, if you have configured a VMware host-to-guest shared folder, it is possible for a program running in the guest to gain access to the host’s complete file system and create or modify executable files in sensitive […]

PR: Riverbed and Fortinet form Alliance

Lots of moving and shaking so far in 2008, and here’s yet another “love-in” announcement, this time from Fortinet (lesser known security vendor currently partnered with HP on the ProCurve line) and Riverbed, who we’re all getting to know as the darling of Wall Street, the WAN acceleration vendor that sells solutions that can even […]