Top 10 things you can do with VMware Fusion and your Mac

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digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/apple/Top_10_things_to_do_with_VMware_Fusion_and_your_Mac’; reddit_url=’http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2007/08/top-10-things-y.html’ function fbs_click() {u=location.href;t=document.title;window.open(‘http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=’+encodeURIComponent(u)+’&t=’+encodeURIComponent(t),’sharer’,’toolbar=0,status=0,width=626,height=436′);return false;} html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://static.ak.facebook.com/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?12:26981) no-repeat top left; }Share on Facebook When you think of Macs and virtualization, what pops to mind? What the hell is virtualization? (A: The ability to run another operating system in a virtual machine (VM) while still running Read more...

Being Escorted out of the Cave

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Posted by Charu ChaubalTechnical Marketing Manager for Datacenter Management Recently, security consulting company Intelguardians presented at NDSS claiming they could execute malicious code on the host OS of a computer running VMware hosted virtualization software, such as the free VMware Player or the licensed VMware Workstation. Their subsequent presentation at SANSFIRE 2007, which was reported Read more...

I spy a blue pill: detecting the theoretical rootkit

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We seem to be writing a lot about Blue Pill for something that’s pretty hypothetical at this point. A bit of background if you haven’t been following this: Blue Pill is theoretical/proof of concept rootkit that uses virtualization — a hypervisor architecture — to insert itself and hide under your operating system.  Previous coverage on Read more...

Fusion team blogs (updated)

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VMware Fusion is now generally available. I’ll update this post with links to blogs and other quotes from the Fusion team as they come out. Srinivas Krishnamurti on the Fusion release with some more background on packaging. Link: Elvis has left the building While not quite Apple-esque, we felt that this was a clean look Read more...

How do you like our new look?

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Notice anything different around here? We’ve put up some new curtains and rearranged the furniture. The VMware website has been completely renovated. We hope you like it and find it useful. Along with the new paint, notice that we’ve reorganized. The five main tabs along the top of the page now contain the major sections Read more...