This week VMware confirmed that hackers have posted source code for ESX Server on the Internet. According to the hacker who leaked it, there’s more to come. The worry is that this could expose the software’s secrets to other hackers, making it easier for them to create exploits targeting the VMware software. Is this a serious concern or much ado about nothing? Read Charles Babcock’s take on this incident and what it means for the security of ESX Server:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.