07/27/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Experts at G Data Security Labs have discovered a new type of Android malware that downloads paid apps without the knowledge of the smartphone or tablet user. The malware is hidden in fake GO Weather, Travel Sky or E-Strong File Explorer apps and is being distributed through various Chinese websites...

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07/24/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Starting this week, athletes from around the world will once again compete for medals, as the 2012 Summer Olympics get under way in London on Friday. But fans aren't the only ones interested in this major international event - cyber criminals are also using the Olympics to specifically target sports...

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06/25/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

As more and more Brits are fleeing the country, in order to escape what has already been dubbed ‘monsoon June’, academic research shows this has virtually no consequences for our presence on the www. If anything, the Summer seems to be a good time to spend time online. Booking holidays online is...

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06/19/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Today, VCW Security and G Data announce their new partnership. VCW has selected German IT security vendor G Data as the newest addition to their portfolio. VCW will be distributing all business solutions of the brand to UK resellers.

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06/18/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Losing your smartphone or tablet PC is annoying as well as dangerous; if the device falls into the wrong hands, strangers have access to sensitive and personal data like photos or the address book. Smartphones and the like are wanted targets of thieves. In the UK over 10,000 phones are reported...

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06/08/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

The national teams have all arrived at their temporary camps in Poland and the Ukraine, and football fans all over Europe are anxiously awaiting the first matches of the tournament. G Data is expecting the first attacks to take place even before the start of the first game of the European...

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04/25/2012  |  London  | 

Online banking fraud is causing hundreds of millions in damages worldwide, and this number is on the rise. Awareness campaigns are rendering phishing attacks less successful, but cyber criminals have already found ways to make up for this fact. Intelligent computer malware programs called banking...

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04/24/2012  |  London  | 

Computer malware threats are increasingly short-lived and always changing. Pure signature-based malware detection no longer suffices. With the new G Data security generation, the Internet security specialist uses the most up-to-date proactive technologies. Unique BankGuard technology ensures safe...

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04/20/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

On average a new computer malware program appears every two seconds (source: G Data Security Labs). Therefore an effective security solution is a must for every Internet user. But which security software really protects PCs against online threats? This was the subject of the latest comparison test...

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04/11/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

London will turn into the epicentre of the IT Security industry once again from April 24 to April 26, when InfoSecurity 2012 takes place at Earl’s Court. G Data will be presenting its new security solutions at the show. There will be new products for both consumers and business clients. Principal...

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