02/02/2016  |  Bochum  | 

There were over 1.4 million apps in the Google Play Store in 2015 (source: Google) and, despite all the security precautions, more and more malicious applications are appearing among them. G DATA security experts have discovered a new type of subscription trap that has already ensnared numerous...

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12/17/2015  |  Atlanta, GA  | 

Today, global security firm, G DATA, released its Q3 2015 Mobile Malware report which found that of the more than two-thirds of people worldwide who use Android’s operating system, over 80 percent of them are using an outdated version. This is particularly worrisome, as researchers also discovered...

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11/17/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Following the announcement of Microsoft Cloud in Germany, the US company will be offering a solution that meets the strict data protection provisions and compliance guidelines which apply in Germany. As a co-founder of the "IT Security Made in Germany" initiative by TeleTrust, G DATA is supporting...

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10/27/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Thousands of online shops running an outdated version of the Magento eCommerce platform have been infected with malware since 18 October 2015, according to a report by security firm Sucuri. The infected shops distribute exploit kits to visitors in order to steal payment or login data. This is the...

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10/22/2015  |  Atlanta, GA  | 

Today, global security firm, G DATA, is releasing their H1 2015 Malware Report, which looks at malware over the first half of 2015. Among the findings, researchers discovered a 64.8 percent spike of new malware strains as compared to the first half of 2014. This averages out to 12 new strains per...

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10/09/2015  |  Bochum  | 

Researchers expect the Internet of Things to have a global turnover of USD 1.8 billion (approx. EUR 1.6 billion; source: Uni Jyväskylä) in the year 2020. The endless stream of reports about hacked cars and data leaks illustrates the problems with intelligent devices. G DATA security expert Eddy...

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09/01/2015  |  Atlanta, GA  | 

Over 190.3 million people in the U.S. own smartphones, but many do not know exactly what a mobile device can disclose to third parties about its owner. Following their findings in 2014 that the Star N9500 smartphone was embedded with extensive espionage functions, G DATA security experts have...

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08/17/2015  |  Bochum  | 

G DATA, the world’s longest standing antivirus company, today announced that their Internet Security for Android solution received the AV-TEST Certification, a coveted accolade in Internet security. This certification comes from the AV-Test Institute, which is the leading international and...

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07/29/2015  |  Atlanta, GA  | 

G DATA, the world’s longest standing antivirus company, today announced an upgrade to their security suite for both business and consumer products timed with Microsoft’s Windows 10 launch. The update will now make all of G DATA’s solutions compatible with the upgraded operating system, allowing...

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07/20/2015  |  Atlanta  | 

G DATA, the world’s longest standing antivirus company, today announced that their BankGuard technology was awarded the MRG Effitas Online Banking Browser Security Certification. MRG Effitas, the independent IT security research organization, conducts quarterly assessments on products, awarding...

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