04/26/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Cyber criminals are currently targeting Android mobile devices to steal mTANs and PINs for online bank accounts. The criminals do so by using an email supposedly coming from Postbank, which tries to convince users to install an "SSL certificate app". If users access the link in the email via their...

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04/17/2013  |  Bochum  | 

While the devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon has caused grief and horror around the world, cyber criminals have exploited the attack as an opportunity for a huge wave of spam. G Data Security Labs is currently observing a massive rise in email with links to videos of the explosion. But...

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03/28/2013  |  Bochum  | 

The most important and also the most basic security function in a smartphone is the screen lock, which protects the device from unauthorised access. A vulnerability in this function has recently been discovered in the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Sony Xperia Z. A simple trick enables criminals to...

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03/06/2013  |  CeBIT, Hanover (Germany)  | 

The dangers of operating system and software vulnerabilities are of-ten underestimated in companies, even though they offer an ideal attack vector for cyber criminals. Due to increasing heterogeneous network structures within companies, administrators lose the overview of the software that is...

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03/05/2013  |  CeBIT, Hanover (Germany)  | 

Today G Data presents its new security solutions for home users at CeBIT 2013. With the 2014 security generation, G Data  once again sets the standard when it comes to security. G Data AntiVirus 2014, G Data InternetSecurity 2014 and G Data TotalProtection 2014 now come with an active hybrid...

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03/05/2013  |  CeBIT, Hanover (Germany)  | 

After several years of development, G Data will introduce its new antivirus technology "Made in Germany" as a world premiere at CeBIT 2013: G Data CloseGap – Active Hybrid Protection that fends off malware and online attacks. G Data CloseGap is more than just AV technology and breaks new ground...

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02/26/2013  |  Bochum  | 

In the years to come processing, storage and distribution of large volumes of data will continue to pose a challenge for businesses and providers of IT infrastructures. According to the latest IDC study (Big Data 2012) many organizations are only beginning to address the issue and still in the...

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02/20/2013  |  Bochum  | 

Owners of smartphones and tablet PCs with an Android operating system are being increasingly targeted by malware authors – as shown in the current G Data Malware Report. Analyses of the second half of 2012 show that the number of new malware programs for the smartphone operating system has increased...

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02/20/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

All companies need a reliable IT security solution that provides effective protection against viruses, Trojans and other malware to survive. According to communications intelligence agency GCHQ, UK businesses lose £21 billion per year to cyber crime. In particular smaller companies are likely to...

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02/15/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

From 5 till  9 March, the international IT industry will once again be convening at CeBIT in Hanover. With "shareconomy" as this year's key note, the world's biggest IT trade fair will be focusing on networked and distributed business processes. Protecting the IT infrastructure against data...

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