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Virtualization security not perfect

Who said that it was?

A special group from security analysts and white hat hackers had been created to crack the hypervisors. Although one method seemed to be harmful, it soon appeared that it is detectable and addressable. It seems that the only way to hack virtualization software is to do it straight from the insight of server room and using special software.

There has been a controversial statement in April that warned organizations that there are some security risks, and that they shouldn’t rush into deploying server virtualization. Although they have released some security and management tools, those were said to be immature and incomplete. As far as virtual servers are easy, cheap and quick to deploy, most of users doesn’t pay any attention to possible security risks.

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Whale Fall
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Dress me up in my new threads
clasp my greasy palms
grease my hair
I'm ready for the fall


Watch at all the decadence
watching the avalanche
I'm slipping down
losing my buoyancy


What's become of us
where have we come
this far, this close
close to the doors


I hear them, sublimal chants
I'm on the run
I race through the human sea
I am the king!


I'm the slave
to my own undoings
I'm the jester in my courtyard
We jest as we run


We're strolling on that thin rope
we grope as we rope
we're true heros
we're the survivors


we're the scavengers
we're the friends
we're the lovers
we're the unbred


Soon awaiting the fall
we're lurking on us
we're osedaxing us
we're soon going to be done
we'll soon be arrested




*osedax(bone devourer, newly discovered marine genus) feeds on a fallen(sunken) whale carcass(which is also called a whale fall). Read more here