04/29/2016  |  Bochum  | 

Independent test lab AV-Comparatives test security solutions for their protection against the latest real-time threats. For the test, the Real-Time Threat List (RTTL) of Anti Malware Standard Testing Organization (AMTSO) was used. This list is a collection of actual real-time threats and contains...

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04/13/2016  |  Bochum  | 

At the end of the year, G DATA SecurityLabs recorded massive attacks by banking Trojan Dridex, which were averted by the unique G DATA BankGuard technology. The criminals behind Dridex tried to use spam email containing fictitious invoices or supposed tax refunds to lure recipients into their trap....

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04/12/2016  |  Bochum  | 

G DATA SecurityLabs have detected a new ransomware called Manamecrypt, also referred to as CryptoHost. This new malware does not only encrypt files but also blocks certain programs from running. It also uses a way of spreading which used to be atypical for this type of malware: it comes bundled with...

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03/31/2016  |  Bochum  | 

British IT magazine "Virus Bulletin" regularly puts security software to the test. In the latest comparison test, the testers looked at 26 business solutions in terms of their protection, performance and usability. The result: G DATA scored top marks in the proactive and reactive detection of and...

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03/31/2016  |  Bochum  | 

In the latest comparison test, AV-TEST scrutinised 22 antivirus programs. The result: G DATA Internet Security impressed the testers in terms of protection and usability and scored the maximum number of six points in each case. The security solution proved its reliability in every test scenario. As...

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03/22/2016  |  Bochum  | 

The Locky ransomware case has not been the first time that attack attempts have been carried out via email. 54 billion spam messages are sent every day worldwide alone (source: Eleven). These involve not only mass attacks, but also highly targeted ones. In the current case we are dealing with a scam...

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03/17/2016  |  Bochum  | 

EU commissioner Günther Oettinger became the world's first user to deploy a cloud security solution developed by G DATA– Managed Endpoint Security, which is based on the Microsoft Azure architecture. With Managed Endpoint Security, which is based on the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform, G DATA will...

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03/17/2016  |  Bochum  | 

As announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in November, Microsoft will be successively offering its Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online Cloud services from data centres in Germany starting in the second half of 2016. Managed Endpoint Security, which is based on the Microsoft Azure Cloud...

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03/15/2016  |  Bochum  | 

The average Internet user uses 17 different passwords (source: Password Research). However, many passwords do not contain a mixture of upper and lower case characters and numbers, and do not offer enough security. Add to that the fact that, according to a survey by digital association Bitkom, 38...

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03/14/2016  |  Bochum  | 

Almost 3,000 software security holes were discovered in the first half of 2015 alone (source: Microsoft). There is not always an update available that can close the vulnerability. G DATA is presenting its trend-setting Generation 14 business solutions at CeBIT. In version 14, G DATA has integrated...

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