08/17/2012  |  Bochum  | 

Computer malware Dorifel, which encrypts Word and Excel files on infected PCs, is circulating at the moment. The worm first appeared in the Netherlands and is now also spreading in Germany. It is estimated to have infected several thousand computers worldwide. Dorifel was initially smuggled onto PCs...

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07/24/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Starting this week, athletes from around the world will once again compete for medals, as the 2012 Summer Olympics get under way in London on Friday. But fans aren't the only ones interested in this major international event - cyber criminals are also using the Olympics to specifically target sports...

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06/25/2012  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

As more and more Brits are fleeing the country, in order to escape what has already been dubbed ‘monsoon June’, academic research shows this has virtually no consequences for our presence on the www. If anything, the Summer seems to be a good time to spend time online. Booking holidays online is...

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04/25/2012  |  London  | 

Online banking fraud is causing hundreds of millions in damages worldwide, and this number is on the rise. Awareness campaigns are rendering phishing attacks less successful, but cyber criminals have already found ways to make up for this fact. Intelligent computer malware programs called banking...

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04/24/2012  |  London  | 

Computer malware threats are increasingly short-lived and always changing. Pure signature-based malware detection no longer suffices. With the new G Data security generation, the Internet security specialist uses the most up-to-date proactive technologies. Unique BankGuard technology ensures safe...

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12/09/2010  |  Bochum  | 

With U.S. holiday e-commerce up 12% from last year already, the average consumer isn’t the only one taking advantage of the deals, according to IT security experts, G Data Software. Cyber criminals, who are attracted to the heavy online shopping, are scouring the Web, looking for opportunities to...

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11/19/2010  |  London  | 

Research by security experts at G Data has revealed that a new Trojan called Ares is likely to spread and propagate in the next few days. Ares shares similar design characteristics to the Zeus Trojan horse, which went on to infect millions of computers worldwide, chiefly its modular design. Its...

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11/05/2010  |  London  | 

Cyber criminals have been exploiting vulnerabilities in Java to distribute malware on a larger scale than in the past months. This is the result of an analysis performed by the G Data SecurityLabs. For the first time since February 2010 there is a change at the very top of the malware Top 10: A Java...

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11/03/2010  |  London  | 

Today’s announcement by Christopher Graham, the UK’s Information Commissioner, that Google will not be fined or punished for breaching UK data laws in its collection of personal data via Street View cars has been warmly welcomed by Eddy Willems, Security Evangelist for antivirus pioneer G Data.

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10/28/2010  |  London  | 

In response to today’s 14:30 “internet and privacy” debate in Westminster Hall, security expert Eddy Willems, Security Evangelist for antivirus software pioneer G Data, has called for the UK to appoint a home internet-security tsar. Such a person would be tasked with educating home computer users...

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