08/12/2014  |  Bochum  | 

According to the Federal Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware; BIU), 29.3 million Germans play computer games, 37 percent of whom are gamers aged 40 and over. Gaming has long been a leisure time occupation for all the family, with...

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08/04/2014  |  Bochum  | 

The security experts at G DATA SecurityLabs have come up against a very rare type of malware that simply hides itself in the Windows registry. There is no "traditional" file initially. This attack vector is used to circumvent conventional virus scans.

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07/25/2014  |  Bochum  | 

On the beach, in the mountains, or on a city break – smartphones, tablets and notebooks have long been a staple of the holiday packing list. Even on holiday people prefer to be online rather than offline. Whether posting photos, checking weather reports and email or looking for excursion and...

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07/16/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Travel documents, cash, mobile devices, cameras, jewellery and company documents – on holiday or on a business trip, tourists and business people alike often carry valuable objects in their luggage. For a small fee, many hotels offer a room safe for keeping important documents and valuables safe....

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07/03/2014  |  Bochum  | 

The online travel market is growing year upon year. In 2014, there is an estimated spend of $446 worldwide for online bookings (source: Statista - www.statista.com/statistics/247321/forecast-of-worldwide-online-travel-sales-volume/). Countless bargain hunters are looking for a cheap last...

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07/02/2014  |  Bochum  | 

G DATA Software AG is proving its loyalty to its roots by planning to convert the 2.3 hectare plot of land that it has recently acquired at Königsallee 178 into the G DATA Campus. One century ago, on 25 June 1914, the foundation stone for the headquarters of consumer cooperative Wohlfahrt was laid...

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06/16/2014  |  Bochum  | 

For the first time ever, the experts at the German security vendor have discovered a smartphone that comes with extensive spyware straight from the factory. The malware is disguised as the Google Play Store and is part of the pre-installed Android apps. The spyware runs in the background and cannot...

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05/09/2014  |  Bochum  | 

The provocative statement by Symantec vice president Brian Dye claiming that antivirus software is "dead" has unsettled Internet users and companies worldwide for a good reason. But how is the technology that was declared dead faring? Every day, G DATA SecurityLabs discover more than 8,000 new...

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03/07/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Uroburos, the spyware discovered by G Data, has further reinforced its status as complex, highly developed malware for high profile networks, according to further analyses. G Data SecurityLabs has been investigating how computers are infected with the rootkit. In the process, experts discovered that...

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03/03/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Security experts at G Data have discovered and analysed highly sophisticated and complex spyware. This is designed to steal highly sensitive secret information from high potential networks such as national institutions, intelligence services or large corporations. The rootkit, called Uroburos, works...

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