07/01/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Mobile banking and online shopping are booming. Fifty percent of U.S. consumers use a smartphone or tablet for their banking transactions, and 78 percent of Internet users make purchases online. This is a trend that has also attracted the attention of cyber criminals recognizing the exploitation...

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06/29/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Experts at G DATA SecurityLabs have analysed a specially manipulated Microsoft Word document that cyber criminals are using to install the banking Trojan Dridex. The document, which is attached as a fake invoice in a spam email, requires the macro function in Microsoft Office to be enabled after...

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05/19/2015  |  Bochum  | 

G DATA, the world’s longest standing antivirus protection provider founded in Germany, today announced G DATA Generation 13.2 which includes enhanced Mobile Device Management (MDM) and support for iOS mobile devices. Additionally, G DATA also announced today that its USB KEYBOARD GUARD offering is...

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05/18/2015  |  Bochum  | 

New high in the defence against banking Trojans: the number of foiled attacks rose by 44.5 percent in 2014. An analysis of the Top 25 targets of banking attacks, carried out by G DATA security experts, has revealed that over 70 percent of the targets were in the USA, Canada and Great Britain. Only 4...

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04/27/2015  |  Atlanta  | 

IT security provider G DATA is reinforcing its commitment to the US market. As the Security Evangelist for G DATA Software, Inc., Andrew Hayter is making customers and the media more aware of the technically complex subject of IT security. In this newly created position in the USA, the experienced...

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04/17/2015  |  Bochum  | 

German IT security provider G DATA is expanding its services and restructuring its service levels. The benefits of PREMIUM SERVICES & SUPPORT: a complete, no-hassle package with tailor-made advice and support. The antivirus pioneer now offers three service levels. The Basic level includes the...

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04/17/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Attackers have abused the Google AdSense advertising network to distribute malware to millions of Internet users. G DATA Exploit Protection has been fending off the attacks since the outset and has protected users against computer infections. The cause of these attacks was a compromised supplier of...

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04/09/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Smartwatches, networked refrigerators, connected cars – market analysts from Strategy Analytics expect a turnover in excess of 3.4 billion euros in the consumer sector in Germany alone in 2019 arising from the Internet of Things (IoT). However, G DATA security expert Eddy Willems regards the...

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03/25/2015  |  Bochum  | 

34 percent of all online banking customers used a smartphone or tablet for their financial transactions in 2014, according to a survey by Initiative D21. Overall, 60 percent of all bank customers are interested in mobile banking (source: Roland Berger). This trend is also bringing cyber criminals...

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03/19/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Experts at German security provider G DATA have discovered a number of malware programs that are aimed at building up a botnet and can be controlled using the same Command and Control Server. The two malware instances that the analysts have investigated by way of an example employ significantly...

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