10/14/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Almost 30 percent of companies have suffered financial damage in recent years due to cyber attacks – and 27 percent have suspected an attack. One reason for this is that software security flaws are frequently underestimated as gateways for cyber attacks and industrial spying. The current G DATA...

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10/10/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Experts at G DATA SecurityLabs have discovered a critical security hole in malware analysis tool Cuckoo Sandbox. Numerous antivi-rus researchers use the software to analyse computer malware. Malware programmers would be able to use this vulnerability to access the scientists' systems. G DATA reacted...

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09/11/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Walter Schumann was appointed as the new sales and marketing director for G DATA Software AG on 1 September 2014. He follows Frank Heisler in this position, who will be focusing on the development of the new IT security service business line in future. After eight years as a board member, Heisler is...

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09/08/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Malware that infects computers when a manipulated USB stick is connected has been around for several years. Researchers at the Berlin Security Research Labs (SRLabs) have discovered a new, previously unnoticed method of infection. The new type of attack was demonstrated at the Black Hat hacker...

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08/19/2014  |  Bochum  | 

A new strain of stealth malware is capable of misusing renowned web portals such as Yahoo and Gmail to receive control commands. What makes the IcoScript Trojan so unusual is that the malware uses its own scripting language to connect automatically to an email account. This account has been set up...

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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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