G DATA Generation 2018: IT security taken a step further

25/09/17, Bochum Emailing, banking, shopping or social media - these are online services familiar to almost every Internet user. Each one of them involves circulating personal and sensitive data. Attacks by ransomware and the loss of critical data have shown that modern, self-learning technologies are required to…

G DATA Generation 2018: IT security taken a step further

Are complex passwords a thing of the past?

28/08/17, Bochum Password rules are a regular source of frustration in many businesses. Employees are forced to change their passwords on a regular basis which comply with certain rules. For instance, a password must be of a certain length, have lower and upper case characters, special characters as well as digits.…

Are complex passwords a thing of the past?

CompTIA ChannelCon 2017: Next generation IT security

18/07/17, Bochum From July 31st to August 2nd, IT vendors, distributors and resellers meet at ChannelCon in Austin, TX to discuss the industry’s latest trends and developments. At the CompTIA trade shot, the German antivirus company and its US distributor Contronex present their highly effective IT security…


Fake Windows Helpdesk asks people to call them

14/07/17, Bochum The latest scheme of scammers is to pose as a certified Windows helpdesk, asking unsuspecting users to call them. On screen, user will see a fake security alert in the foreground and the Windows 10 error screen in the background. The message claims that the computer has experienced an issue and was…

Fake Windows Helpdesk asks people to call them

Smartphone gaming apps: shopping trips for children in virtual worlds

06/07/17, Bochum Which parent would allow their child to spend hundreds of Euros without supervision? None of course in the real world, but it’s a different matter with in-app purchases in games for smartphones and tablets. So-called Free-to-play games (F2P) offer time-limited game simplification tools for real…

Smartphone gaming apps: shopping trips for children in virtual worlds

All set for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

05/07/17, Bochum On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation enters into force in order to strengthen and unify data in Europe. This also includes securing the IT infrastructure against cyber attacks in order to prevent data theft. Installing software updates is an important factor in closing security…

All set for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Staying on the safe side on holiday with your smartphone and tablet

29/06/17, Bochum Holiday photos and videos can be sent to family and friends in real time with a smartphone. Generally, public WiFi networks in hotels, airports and restaurants are used for this. Data thieves are aware of this, too, and are increasingly active in holiday regions. Personal data - not just passwords –…


G DATA publishes the latest results of the Petna ransomware infection wave

29/06/17, Bochum The massive infection wave unleashed by the Petna ransomware, some of whose basic functions are very similar to the Petya ransomware, has claimed victims worldwide – some large companies are among theose affected by it. The G DATA analysts suspect a targeted attack on companies. The ransomware was…

G DATA publishes the latest results of the Petna ransomware infection wave

AV-TEST: Perfect protection with G DATA Mobile Internet Security

19/06/17, Bochum In its latest comparison test the independent AV-TEST institute examined 20 security solutions for the Android operating system and their effectiveness to tackle current risks. G DATA Mobile Internet Security detected 100 percent of all malware programs in the test environment. It also scored full…

AV-TEST: Perfect protection with G DATA Mobile Internet Security

Preventing expensive network outages

30/05/17, Bochum IT outages are both annoying and costly. For companies, they can quickly incur high costs if, for example, a web shop is no longer available. However, it is possible to prevent this ahead of time. With G DATA Network Monitoring, administrators have an over-view of the entire IT infrastructure and…

Preventing expensive network outages

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