An extremely serious security vulnerability called VENOM has been discovered that could allow an attacker to escape the restrictions of a guest virtual machine into the host system.
The criminals behind well-known Dyre malware designed to steal data and bank account information have upped the ante by upgrading their code to check for the virtual environments commonly used by security researchers to catch advanced malware, according to a new report issued by security firm Seculert
Mobile virtualization has been a part of the BYOD security conversation for years, but is it a viable way to keep corporate data safe and separate from personal data on mobile devices?
Various reports hint that the new version will be a significant upgrade that focuses on the hybrid cloud.
Virtual machines can go rogue because of misconfiguration of the hypervisor or malicious device drivers and be used to launch attacks against the network, warns the national Institute of Standards and Technology in a draft security guidance.
If IT pros do not adapt to the new world of mobility, they will "become extinct," warns VMware exec Sanjay Poonen.
The annual TechEd conference for IT professionals and developers kicked off in Houston on Monday with Microsoft focusing on topics relating to cloud infrastructure.
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Security firm HyTrust has updated its virtual security appliance so that actions taken by a network admin can be delayed until a manager or higher ranking admin reviews and approves the action, a process that is similar to the U.S. Air Force's procedure for launching a nuclear strike.
The data-stealing Crisis malware, discovered in July infecting Apple's Mac operating systems, is now targeting virtual machines on Windows-based systems, warns security firm Symantec.