12/12/2013  |  Bochum  | 

December is the time to take a look back at the subject of eCrime. The year was marked by a dramatic increase in Android malware, a large quantity of dangerous computer malware and sophisticated eCrime campaigns. Next year, G Data expects this trend to continue and assumes that the amount of new...

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12/06/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Nine out of ten HIV-positive children in Uganda have become in-fected via their ill mothers. Plan International is addressing this issue through its project and has been working to protect children against HIV and AIDS in the Kamuli region since 2010. G Data has supported this children's aid work...

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11/28/2013  |  Bochum  | 

When doing their Christmas shopping, more and more Germans are avoiding overcrowded city centres, preferring to shop from the com-fort of their own home via the Internet. According to BITKOM, in the past year alone some 25 million German users ordered presents for friends and family over the...

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11/26/2013  |  Bochum  | 

December 1st is traditionally the day when the first window on the Advent Calendar is opened. This year, G Data has put together a special calendar, providing 24 security tips. The German IT security provider is using this method to show Internet users how they can have a trouble-free, tranquil...

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11/14/2013  |  Bochum  | 

In the past, malware used to be spread by email. These days, websites are the number one distribution channel for worms, Trojans and the like. To this end, cyber criminals manipulate existing websites or create new ones in order to turn them into mass malware slingers and phishing traps. All it...

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10/23/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Each and every week, over 58,000 new computer malware instances emerge (source: G Data SecurityLabs). Effective protection is therefore essential for any PC. But which security solution is capable of offering this? British IT magazine "Virus Bulletin" regularly puts IT security solutions to the...

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09/11/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Experts at G Data SecurityLabs have discovered a new eCrime trend: malware from the cloud. This involves perpetrators using cloud technology to try to disguise their attacks. As part of a current eCrime campaign, G Data experts were able to prove the use of this "stealth cloud" technology for the...

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08/20/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

For cyber criminals, Android is the number one mobile target. G Data Security Labs registered almost 520,000 new malicious files for the operating system in the first half of 2013, as shown by the current G Data Mobile Malware Report. Versatile Trojan horses were the perpetrators' weapon of choice...

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08/14/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Online gaming is more popular than ever. This year alone, PricewaterhouseCoopers is predicting a turnover of some €639 million in Germany for gaming on the Internet. This makes gamers a lucrative target for cyber criminals and the perpetrators are using specific methods to go after game fans. The...

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08/13/2013  |  Bochum  | 

For cyber criminals, Android is the number one mobile target. G Data Security Labs registered almost 520,000 new malicious files for the operating system in the first half of 2013, as shown by the current G Data Mobile Malware Report. Versatile Trojan horses were the perpetrators' weapon of choice...

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