Mitigate Spectre and Meltdown impact with vSphere ESXi

Meltdown-Spectre

As most of the folks in the IT, I’ve spent last couple of days researching about famous Spectre and Meltdown attacks and their possible impact to our infrastructure. These security flaws are especially bad, not only because they’ve been here for more than 2 decades, but mitigation comes with significant … Continue reading

ALERT: VENOM Vulnerability CVE-2015-3456, Clouds Exposed!

alert

Crowdstrike disclosed a serious VM Escape vulnerability – codename VENOM, CVE-2015-3456 which has been around here since 2004. This one is especially serious because it is affecting the VMs in their default configuration and could be also affecting thousands of the VMs in cloud. This vulnerability may allow an attacker … Continue reading

HotLink – manage all hypervisors from vCenter

Few weeks ago I did attend web meeting about “Extending VMware vCenter to Hybrid Cloud” with Oded Haner. It get my curiosity as it was promising something i did not believe is possible. Even after seeing the presentation I had doubts. I decided I have to see and touch it, … Continue reading