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New C# Ransomware Compiles itself at Runtime

A new in-development ransomware was discovered that has an interesting characteristic. Instead of the distributed executable performing the ransomware functionality, the executables compiles an embedded encrypted C# program at runtime and launches it directly into memory.

Cleaning up csproj

I used project.json since Beta 7 and got used to hand editing it, I’ve continues that practice with csproj and I think you should too. Recent version of Visual Studio have made a lot of performance improvements but it’s still a lot slower than hand editing a text file.

Design Patterns Revisit in modern C#

The article demonstrates Strategy pattern and Template Method pattern changes from classic implementations considering newer features in C#.

Announcing the .NET Framework 4.7.2

Today, we are happy to announce the release of the .NET Framework 4.7.2. It’s included in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. .NET Framework 4.7.2 is also available on Windows 7+ and Windows Server 2008 R2+.  

Use code analyzers in C# to improve code quality

There is a new feature available in Visual Studio 2015 and roslyn compiler – live code analyzers. Those can be used, to improve your code quality. Code analyzers can be installed via NuGet packages and if you want, you can also implement your own analyzers.

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