02/01/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

This year, G Data is represented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the first time. From 25 to 27 February 2013 the IT security expert will present its current mobile security portfolio in hall 6, booth 6E20. The German provider will illustrate how companies can effectively protect...

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12/24/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Finally quitting smoking, cleaning up the garage or losing some weight – there are many good resolutions. With less than two weeks until the new year, it's time to think about your goals for 2013. G Data advises Internet users not to forget about their own IT security because cyber criminals will...

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12/17/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

At the end of the year experts at G Data SecurityLabs are taking a moment to look both back and forward at IT security, attacks and cyber crime. In 2012, online criminals were opting for particularly intelligent malware and delivering more on quality rather than quantity. G Data expects a...

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12/06/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Most Christmas wish lists have been written and online shopping for presents is well underway. This year, many shoppers will once again pay for their purchases using convenient online banking. Cyber criminals benefit from this development as it enables them to use specific banking Trojans to hunt...

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11/30/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

There are good reasons why online shopping has been extremely popular for years: no need to look for parking, no long queues at the checkout and no hectic while looking for presents. Christmas is the busiest time of year for Internet merchants, but not just for them: G Data is expecting cyber...

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10/15/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Natalya Kaspersky, the owner of InfoWatch Holding company, has acquired over 16.8 percent of German antivirus security company G Data Software AG shares. The shares came from different former shareholders, in particular from a venture capital company in Berlin. Natalya Kaspersky is to be elected to...

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09/28/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

G Data is now providing smartphone users a free app that protects Android devices against the possible consequences of the USSD vulnerability. The G Data USSD filter intercepts all "tel:" URLs and checks them for corresponding USSD codes, which could be manipulated to delete the smartphone's data...

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09/19/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

G Data’s newest Malware Report, which was published today, shows a new and unexpected development in malware: the extreme growth of new malicious programs seems to be slowing down. Granted, the antivirus industry still needed to develop 1,381,967 new virus signatures to detect and block all new...

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09/14/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Security researchers from G Data Software have identified a botnet that is controlled by attackers from an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server running as a hidden service inside the Tor anonymity network. Using the Tor network makes it virtually impossible to trace the responsible criminals in control...

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08/30/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in Oracle's latest Java Version 7. This vulnerability enables cyber criminals to access the computers of unsuspecting Internet users in order to attack them. At the moment, only targeted attacks are known, where the malicious code is part of the known...

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