WannaCry: Ransomware attacks companies and private users across the world

16/05/17, Bochum The ransomware WannaCry has crippled companies not just in Germany but across the world - even critical infrastructures such as hospitals and energy suppliers have been affected. Deutsche Bahn has also been one of the prominent victims of the cyber attacks. The infection mechanism in WannaCry…

WannaCry: Ransomware attacks companies and private users across the world

350 new Android malware apps every hour

27/04/17, Bochum Around 72 percent of smartphone users worldwide have a device that uses an Android operating system (source: Statcounter). In the first quarter of 2017, G DATA security experts discovered over 750,000 new malware apps for Google’s popular operating system. The figures are proof of a growing level of…

350 new Android malware apps every hour

A new malware strain was discovered every 4.2 seconds in Q1 2017

11/04/17, Bochum In 2016, G DATA experts counted 6,834,443 new digital malware strains. This represents an increase of 32.9 percent compared to 2015. The trend continued in Q1 2017, with 1,852,945 new malware strains. This means that, for this period, the G DATA analysts discover a new malware strain every 4.2…

A new malware strain was discovered every 4.2 seconds in Q1 2017

G DATA and Contronex invite US Partners to the MotoGP in Austin/Texas

10/04/17, Bochum A Ducati race bike and G DATA security solutions have one thing in common: speed. While the rider is accelerating his motorbike to top speed in the Grand Prix, the German vendor’s security portfolio eradi-cates cyber threats at lightning speed. At the exclusive Partner Event on 22nd and 23rd April…

G DATA and Contronex invite US Partners to the MotoGP in Austin/Texas

The feather duster 2.0: A successful digital spring clean

30/03/17, Bochum Half of all Germans make the most of the annual spring clean to make their homes spick and span again. But a digital spring clean also does your PC, smartphone and tablet a world of good. Users should therefore clean up their hard drives and install available program and operating system updates as…

The feather duster 2.0: A successful digital spring clean

Using public WiFi securely with iOS

27/03/17, Bochum Many people use a public WiFi in cafés, airports or hotels. This offers nu-merous advantages for consumers, but also entails risks. Criminals can exploit these networks to read emails or steal access data. With the op-tional VPN module in G DATA Mobile Internet Security, your digital life remains…

Using public WiFi securely with iOS

Vault 7: The CIA’s Cyber Weapons

10/03/17, Bochum The leaked confidential CIA documents shine a bright light on the agency’s hardware and software hacking activities between 2013 and 2016. They explicitly mention iPhones, Android devices, Linux, Windows as well as Smart TVs as targets. Security vendors are also included in the list. It seems that…

Vault 7: The CIA’s Cyber Weapons

Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security provides the best virus scanner

24/02/17, Bochum No other security software protects consumers against digital malware more meticulously than G DATA Internet Security 2017 – that is the result of the latest comparison test run by Stiftung Warentest in “test” magazine (03/2017). Since 2005, the German company’s security solutions have impressed…

Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security provides the best virus scanner

Threat situation for mobile devices worsens

22/02/17, Bochum Around half of people use a smartphone or tablet to go online (source: Bitkom). The Android operating system is the most widely used on mobile devices and hence is a popular target of attack for cyber criminals. G DATA security experts once again recorded a negative record of 3,246,284 new Android…

Threat situation for mobile devices worsens

G DATA does not touch HTTPS

13/02/17, Bochum A study titled "The Security Impact of HTTPS Interception" states that security solutions from G DATA interferes with transferring encrypted browser traffic by opening up HTTPS. According to the researchers, this would compromise hat security of the connection. G DATA has immediately contacted the…

G DATA does not touch HTTPS

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