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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04/14/2014  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

G DATA today launched its new website, including new slogan and visual identity. TRUST IN GERMAN SICHERHEIT is the new motto of the German security manufacturer. This slogan tells the story of what the company stands for: solid German quality with respect for the privacy of the customer. Both...

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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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02/24/2014  |  Bochum  | 

According to market research by Gartner, over 877 million Android smartphones and tablets were purchased during the past year. The number of new malware programs for Android devices increased in line with this development during the second half of the year, to almost 673,000 instances. The number of...

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02/17/2014  |  Bochum  | 

G Data will be presenting the new generation of its powerful mobile security solutions for companies and consumers at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. G Data Internet Security for Android is the German IT security provider's comprehensive solution for securing smartphones and tablet PCs....

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02/06/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Whether young or old, one in three people in the world is online (source: BITKOM). However, many of these users are still far from familiar with the risks and dangers of the World Wide Web, and their happy-go-lucky approach plays directly into the hands of cyber criminals. Under the slogan "Let’s...

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01/23/2014  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

After more than 10 years, Microsoft is withdrawing support for its Windows XP operating system and Office 2003 software package in April 2014. What does this mean for affected PC users in terms of the security of their computers? In future, Microsoft will no longer be publishing regular updates,...

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01/17/2014  |  Badhoevedorp  | 

G Data Software AG has been a significant presence in the IT security hall in recent years. The German company has been one of the few exhibitors to present genuine new products and technical innovations there. However, the IT security pioneer has been reviewing its previous trade show strategy for...

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12/17/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Finally giving up smoking, losing at least a stone, spending more time with your kids and family – the list of worthy resolutions for the New Year is often long. One important item that should not be left off it though is to secure the home PC and mobile devices that you use – otherwise cyber...

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