10/22/2009  |  Bochum  | 

Officially, Windows 7 comes out on the 22nd October 2009, but security experts are already agreed about one thing: Vista's successor will soon be targeted by cyber criminals. So that PC users will be able to safely surf the Internet, G Data is already offering upgrades for the 2010 versions of its...

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10/08/2009  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Beware the risk of infection: malware programs do not just lurk in the darker recesses of the Internet. German security software manufacturer G Data is paying careful attention to the trend in malware that can automatically install itself via 'drive-by download' without the user noticing - and that...

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09/22/2009  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

G Data warns users about fake Firefox security alerts. The fraud is carried out using a Trojan that causes any URL entered to be forwarded to primed websites. Potential victims are then lured into installing 'up-to-date antivirus software'. But rather than offering protection against real threats,...

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09/22/2009  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

How effective are current antivirus solutions, and how user-friendly are they? The renowned British IT security magazine Virus Bulletin considers these and other questions in its new September edition. The editorial team put G Data's leading TotalCare 2010 solution under the spotlight in an...

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09/08/2009  |  Bochum  | 

How does the black market work? What is traded? Who are the players and how do networks spread across the world communicate? G Data Security Labs experts looked into these and many other questions and spent several months hooked into illegal trading platforms and eCrime discussion boards. Their...

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09/04/2009  |  Bochum  | 

G Data is warning of a current marked increase in infected files in peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services. Since the beginning of the week, the percentage of infected files has almost tripled. According to analyses carried out by G Data Security Labs, a lot of malware is circulating in software...

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09/02/2009  |  Bochum  | 

How do viruses, Trojans and worms get onto business computers? What's the purpose behind malware distribution? Who develops malware and who profits from it? It's not only the standard PC user who is kept busy by these and lots more similar questions. In particular, safety experts and administrators,...

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08/26/2009  |  Bochum  | 

Always on the safe side: customers of IT security company G Data can upgrade their security software to the latest version and thus benefit from the numerous technical innovations of the 2010 generation. To do so, registered customers with a valid support licence can quickly and easily download a...

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08/24/2009  |  Bochum  | 

The market in online games is booming and the number of active gamers has significantly increased in recent years. According to a recent Bitkom report, there are 10 million gamers on the Internet in Germany alone - and the trend is growing. It is not just the computer games industry that is...

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08/07/2009  |  Bochum  | 

Social networking sites such as Facebook, StudiVZ or Twitter are enjoying increasing popularity. The growing visitor numbers and constant new offers ensure that cyber criminals are also taking note of these portals, causing them to be increasingly targeted by the black economy. Alongside social...

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