04/11/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Having powerful security software is a fundamental element of the PC setup. But which security solution can consumers count on? This is just the question addressed by German consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest, which put 14 Internet security packages and four antivirus programs under the...

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03/08/2012  |  London  | 

G Data, the Internet security specialist, has discovered that the number of threats to smartphones and tablet PCs increased by 150% in the second half of 2011. Particular focus was on the Android operating system, attacks on which increased eight-fold over the same period. Another focal point of...

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03/05/2012  |  London  | 

Samsung is now offering its customers free security with smartphones and tablets. When purchasing a new smartphone or tablet PC from the Korean brand, customers are able to download a full version of G Data Mobile Security for free. For twelve months, the new device will be protected from malware...

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03/01/2012  |  London  | 

On March 8th 2012 the FBI will bring down the illegal servers used by cyber criminals. Malware, distributed by the criminals, caused a rerouting in the system of its unsuspecting victims. After this rerouting, the infected systems were directed to the criminal servers to establish an Internet...

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02/23/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Hanover will once again become the epicentre of the IT industry from March 06 to 10 2012. With the keynote theme "Managing Trust – Trust and security in the digital world", this year's CeBIT will be held entirely under the banner of IT security. Protection against online attacks is of fundamental...

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02/14/2012  |  London  | 

G Data has exposed a Valentine’s Day scam which involves cyber criminals sending spam emails to lure unsuspecting Internet users into traps. Using fake £50 gift coupons from large online shops, criminals lure users into visiting promotional websites.

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02/11/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Testers of the renowned IT magazine ‘PC World’ asked themselves: Which Internet security suite is best at protecting you from viruses?  They conducted a complex and extensive test of 14 security suites in which they examined the detection rate of malicious code, proactive protection mechanisms, rate...

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02/08/2012  |  London  | 

PC Advisor, the world’s number one technology magazine for the UK, has named G Data InternetSecurity 2012 its ‘top pick’ in its 2012 roundup of security suites. According to PC Advisor, G Data received ‘the best score we’ve ever seen on this particular test’.

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02/06/2012  |  London  | 

With only 13% of the 2.8 million children in the UK now owning a smartphone using a security solution, many youngsters are putting themselves at risk. **(source: Carphone Warehouse/YouGov). With the explosive popularity of smartphones and tablets, particularly Android devices, children are not yet...

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01/03/2012  |  London  | 

G Data is today announcing its cybercrime forecasts for 2012. An all-time high of over 2.5 million new virus signatures, a steep rise in mobile malware and further attacks on large organisations are expected, according to the Internet security company.

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