Google Acquires Zynamics


Google Acquires Zynamics

Zynamics is a small German software Company which was founded in 2004, focuses on reverse engineering which anlyzing software (particularly in malware) for which no source code is available.  Now, Google has just acquired Zynamics.

Currently, Zynamics’s offerings focus on the needs of information security specialists and malware analysts. Its products are allegedly both innovative and time-saving.

The company’s products include BinDiff, for analyzing executables; BinNavi, for analyzing binary code; PDF Dissector, for analyzing PDF malware; VxClass, for sorting malware into families; and BinCrowd, which is a central database for sharing reverse-engineered information.

Google hope Zynamics tools and skills in fighting malware will help better to protect Googl’s users. In addition to these products, Google is also acquiring a brilliant and experienced team — just the kind of engineers Google is renowned for hiring.

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