Reflecting on 16 Years of Work on Adversarial Interoperability

There has been a recent burst of blog posts about adversarial interoperability: Dodging Bullets on the Path to a Decentralized Future: 2019 in Review, Adversarial Interoperability [eff.org], Adversarial Interoperability [nickgrossman.is], and Adversarial Interoperability [avc.com]. This is THE topic at the core of the products and services we offer. Sixteen years ago, Nektra created an API for Microsoft Outlook Express allowing software security […]

Case Study: How Nektra Improved Desktop Virtualization for Symantec Corporation

Introduction Large companies are continually faced with new technologies and shorter technology cycles which render their trusted applications obsolete. Migrating an application from one technology to another is expensive and the timeframe required to carry it out is prohibitive for most companies. In 2010, Nektra developed software which allows old technologies such as Internet Explorer […]

Nektra and VMware are Collaborating to Simplify Application Virtualization Packaging

Nektra’s SpyStudio provides tools allowing for application harvesting and simplified packaging for the VMware ThinApp offering Nektra’s Application Packaging Services and VMware, Inc. have been collaborating to significantly improve the process of creating and troubleshooting VMware ThinApp application virtualization packages with the SpyStudio application. The video below shows the SpyStudio new ability to harvest applications directly […]

Abort Microsoft SQL Server Dangerous Queries

A customer asked to develop a solution to prevent data leaks of their databases. Hernan has added a new feature to the code offered in our article SQL Server Interception and SQL Injection Attack Prevention. Now it is possible to cancel queries as well as watch them. The code sample uses the Deviare Interception Engine’s […]

Outlook Plugin to Send Large Files via Google Drive

You can download our free Outlook Add-In for Google Drive to sample our Outlook managed file transfer services. Several issues arise when sending large files with Outlook: there is a data overhead for each binary attachments sent via SMTP, Microsoft Exchange limits the size of attachments, and servers often have e-mail quotas. In Integrating Dropbox with Microsoft […]

Using Deviare to Create a Temporary Zero Day Patch

Zero day vulnerabilities put organizations at the mercy of vendors. These vulnerabilities are like a ticking bomb: you do not know when someone will exploit them. Writing your own patch for closed source applications is, in most cases, a complex mission that can take even longer than the vendor solution. When you use legacy software […]