[funsec] Grisoft Acquires Exploit Prevention Labs

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Wed Dec 5 10:17:32 CST 2007


On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, Alex Eckelberry wrote:
> Nice move on Grisoft's part, and a good thing for our friends at
> Explabs.
>
> Congratulations all!

They are lucky, I was expecting some wars over who gets them.


>
> Alex
>
>
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> On Behalf Of Paul Ferguson
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 12:55 AM
> To: funsec at linuxbox.org
> Subject: [funsec] Grisoft Acquires Exploit Prevention Labs
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> - From the "Wow, Didn't-See-That-One-Coming" Department.
>
> [snip]
>
> Anti-virus vendor Grisoft announced today that it has acquired
> web-browsing security provider Exploit Prevention Labs.
>
> Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The deal is
> expected to close by the end of the year, according to Grisoft.
>
> Most of Exploit Prevention Labs' 18 employees will join Czech
> Republic-based Grisoft, representatives of the firm said on Tuesday.
>
> Key Exploit Prevention Labs employees will move to new positions after
> the acquisition is completed. Roger Thompson, Exploit Prevention Labs'
> chief technology officer will become Grisoft's chief research officer,
> and Greg Mosher will move from vice president of development to vice
> president of engineering. Chris Weltzien, Exploit Prevention Labs' chief
> operating officer, will become Grisoft vice president of business
> development.
>
> [snip]
>
> More:
> http://www.scmagazineus.com/Grisoft-acquires-Exploit-Prevention-Labs/art
> icl
> e/99589/
>
> Congratulations, both Exploit Prevention Labs and Grisoft.
>
> - - ferg
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