Chinese Hackers Silently Weaponized VMware Zero-Day Flaw for 2 Years

Chinese hackers have been exploiting a critical vulnerability in the VMware vCenter Server for two years, unbeknownst to the manufacturer. The group named UNC3886, known for their discreet infiltration techniques, was linked with this critical breach that revealed the severity of the zero-day flaw in VMware’s server systems. The firm’s history with cybersecurity incidents previously also includes exploiting vulnerabilities in Fortinet appliances. VMware and Fortinet, both prominent figures in the IT industry, are grappling with these severe security issues due to this advanced China-nexus cyber espionage group.

Published: Sat, 20 Jan 2024 15:53:00 +0530