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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08/01/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Security software is part of every Internet user's basic kit - otherwise things would be all too easy for cyber criminals. Every user therefore has to ensure that he or she is properly protected on the net; but which Internet security package provides reliable protection against computer malware and...

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07/25/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Windows users are no longer the only ones being targeted by cyber criminals. Malware authors are increasingly targeting Leopard and Mountain Lion and the like. With G Data AntiVirus for Mac, the German IT security specialist is now offering a new security solution specifically for Macs with OS X,...

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07/16/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Protecting the IT infrastructure from spy attacks is absolutely crucial for companies. This is because valuable design plans, customer data and business plans are highly sought after by online criminals and foreign spy agencies. But which network solution can companies really rely on? In the current...

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