Google Acquires Malware Protection Company Zynamics

Posted Mar 7, 2011

Google Inc. (NASDASQ:GOOG) has acquired malware security software company Zynamics. Zynamics makes reverse engineering software to prevent any security vulnerabilities that come up. Zynamics developed software known as VxClass, BinDiff, Navi, and BinCrowd.

VxClass creates an infrastructure for processing any malicious software. BinDiff analyzes the malware and finds out whether there is any code theft. BinNavi pinpoints security critical applications and locates security flaws. And BinCrowd analyzes the malware in team environments. Google will provide users with better online security through the acquisition.

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