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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07/15/2013  |  Bochum  | 

The recently discovered vulnerability in the Android operating system is currently instilling fear in smartphone and tablet users around the world. It is estimated that 99 percent of all devices are affected by the vulnerability, which criminals can use to steal personal data by using a master key...

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06/24/2013  |  Badhoevedorp  | 

The use of fake antivirus is a well known trick of cyber criminals. With this tactic it is very easy to install malware on the victims computer. Another goal is making as much money as possible off the victim. To heighten the effectivity of this scam, cyber criminals often abuse the names of...

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06/20/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Many tourists take their smartphone, tablet or notebook on holiday with them, so they can send holiday greetings, take photos or keep up with what's going on via the Internet. According to CosmosDirekt, more than two thirds of people make use of a mobile Internet connection while on holiday. But...

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06/13/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Shopping online has been on the increase for years. According to BITKOM, more than two thirds of all Germans have already purchased goods on the Internet. And once again this summer, many holidaymakers will be looking at online offers when it comes to purchasing new swimwear, medication for the...

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