Apple | January 18, 2021
Following rising worries from security specialists, Apple supposedly eliminated a dubious MacOS include in Big Sur 11.2 beta 2 on Thursday. Found during Big Sur 11.2's first beta delivery, the element permitted 53 of Apple's own applications to sidestep security firewalls and virtual private organizations, as per CNET's sister ZDNet.
Specialists contended that the element, called the Content Filter Exclusion List, might have permitted malware assaults through unguarded passage focuses and might have undermined clients' personalities. The rundown contained 53 of Apple's own applications whose approaching and active web associated information traffic were permitted to sidestep security devices, for example, outsider firewalls and VPNs. That rundown of applications incorporated the absolute generally mainstream - App Store, Maps, and iCloud among them.
Apple revealed to ZDNet the rundown was transitory, and an Apple computer programmer later said the rundown was the aftereffect of a progression of bugs in Apple applications that have since been fixed. When Big Sur 11.2 is delivered, Apple stated, all Apple applications will indeed be dependent upon firewalls and security apparatuses, and they'll be viable with VPN applications.
A handful of standalone business VPN applications, for example, Proton VPN and Mullvad, guarantee to have not been recently influenced by the element. Others, as Hide.Me, have offered their clients directions on potential workarounds.
VMware | November 26, 2021
VMware, Inc. announced that the company is positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Inc. November 2021 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for the fifth consecutive report. In addition, VMware is also positioned furthest to the right on the Completeness of Vision axis.
Organizations in the multi-cloud world are adopting solutions that will help them move fast, gain competitive advantage and stay secure. As part of this transformation, organizations need infrastructure that is simple to manage, supports any application and is intrinsically secure with many looking to HCI as an answer to start this journey. VMware vSAN helps IT prepare for the hybrid cloud through seamless evolution, broadest deployment flexibility and VMware Tanzu integration. This latest Leader recognition from Gartner reflects our continued drive to innovate and provide best-in-class HCI solutions to our customers.”
John Gilmartin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Storage and Data, Cloud Infrastructure Business Group, VMware
More than 30,000 customers and over 80% of the Global 2000, have adopted VMware vSAN for flexible, resilient and future-ready infrastructure. VMware vSAN is a critical component of VMware’s infrastructure control plane from edge to core to cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation. Built on fullstack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology, VMware Cloud Foundation supports both traditional enterprises and modern apps and provides a complete set of highly secure software-defined services for compute, storage, network, security, Kubernetes, and cloud management to increase enterprise agility and flexibility with consistent infrastructure and operations across private and public clouds.
VMware has the broadest HCI ecosystem that includes 15 jointly certified OEM server vendors, or vSAN ReadyNodes, with more than 500 validated configurations, a jointly engineered solution, Dell EMC VxRail, and 500+ cloud verified partners that offer VMware HCI, including all global hyperscalers.
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Cisco | November 06, 2020
Cisco doesn’t yet have a fix for a zero-day vulnerability in the Linux, MacOS, and Windows versions of its virtual private network (VPN) software, AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. While Cisco says it isn’t aware of any instances in which attackers have exploited the vulnerability, in a security advisory updated late Thursday, the vendor warned that a proof-of-concept exploit code is available, and this would make it significantly easier to take advantage of the flaw. The high-severity bug, CVE-2020-3556, earned a CVSS score of 7.3 and is an arbitrary code execution vulnerability in the interprocess communication (IPC) channel of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client software. It’s due to a lack of authentication to the IPC listener, and attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted IPC messages to the AnyConnect client IPC listener. If exploited, an attacker could execute a malicious script via the targeted AnyConnect user.