How Apple could have avoided fraud in iTunes with our Secure Code Generator

Now everybody has heard about the Chinese hackers who cracked the codes used for the iTunes Store vouchers. Using key-generators they have created millions of voucher codes and they are now selling $200 vouchers for as little as $2.60 online. Following a report on the blog of Chinese music industry consultancy Outdustry. It occurred to us that this […]

A comparison of Deviare and EasyHook

We are comparing our hooking engine Deviare with some of the other products available, so that you can get an idea of what each engine can provide. Here is a comparison of Deviare against Easy Hook. Functionality Deviare EasyHook Database with Functions and Data Types Yes No Intercept multiple functions with a single handler Yes […]

Open source software

Everyone likes something for free, but open source is free as in freedom not as in beer. Lots of companies use open source software and many put a lot back into the open source world but just how much do they put back? It is impossible to find a definitive answer to this so we […]

The truth about Google Chrome using SpyStudio

Everyone has a lot of questions about Chrome.  Some people say that it is spyware because each and every character you enter is sent to Google.  Hundreds of comments like this can be found on the web, like this one that says “Chrome spends nearly as much time phoning home to Google as it does […]

Google Treasure Hunt puzzles are too easy?

Seems that the Google guys are getting softy. The last two questions of the Google Treasure Hunt 2008 were easily solved. The Question #1 is about paths. We have a robot that can move down or right, in a n x m grid. So how many possible paths exists, from the top left to the top […]

Data portability is good, but Late 2.0

Back in 2001 we wrote an arcane simple perl script just for fun. The script gave you the freedom to export IMDB movies from your ranking to your web page. Now in 2008 and with business goals in mind, we need to export/interact with information from sites like LinkedIn and add it to our handcrafted […]

Next moves: SpyStudio, Deviare, OEAPI for Vista, NKT WAB LGPL

As you may already know, Nektra core skills & knowledge can be briefly summarized in system internals & problem solving, innovation and creativity. We were working hard to introduce new products in the market and it’s very stimulating when you receive “Wows!” from people who can appreciate the complex stuff we have made. Our next […]

Keyword Exchange Market

KEM (Keyword Exchange Market)Seeing impressive energy and room for improvement in the keyword advertising technology arena we ask ourselves when can we see something new.Our main idea is to have a Keyword Exchange Market like the ones in Stock exchange, Foreign exchange, Futures exchange.What are the real advantages of it? You can contract with AdWords […]