03/07/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Uroburos, the spyware discovered by G Data, has further reinforced its status as complex, highly developed malware for high profile networks, according to further analyses. G Data SecurityLabs has been investigating how computers are infected with the rootkit. In the process, experts discovered that...

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03/03/2014  |  Bochum  | 

Security experts at G Data have discovered and analysed highly sophisticated and complex spyware. This is designed to steal highly sensitive secret information from high potential networks such as national institutions, intelligence services or large corporations. The rootkit, called Uroburos, works...

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02/17/2014  |  Bochum  | 

G Data will be presenting the new generation of its powerful mobile security solutions for companies and consumers at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. G Data Internet Security for Android is the German IT security provider's comprehensive solution for securing smartphones and tablet PCs....

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01/23/2014  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

After more than 10 years, Microsoft is withdrawing support for its Windows XP operating system and Office 2003 software package in April 2014. What does this mean for affected PC users in terms of the security of their computers? In future, Microsoft will no longer be publishing regular updates,...

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01/17/2014  |  Badhoevedorp  | 

G Data Software AG has been a significant presence in the IT security hall in recent years. The German company has been one of the few exhibitors to present genuine new products and technical innovations there. However, the IT security pioneer has been reviewing its previous trade show strategy for...

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12/13/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

December is the time to take a look back at the subject of eCrime. The year was marked by a dramatic increase in Android malware, a large quantity of dangerous computer malware and sophisticated eCrime campaigns. Next year, G Data expects this trend to continue and as-sumes that the amount of new...

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12/06/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Nine out of ten HIV-positive children in Uganda have become in-fected via their ill mothers. Plan International is addressing this issue through its project and has been working to protect children against HIV and AIDS in the Kamuli region since 2010. G Data has supported this children's aid work...

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11/27/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

December 1st is traditionally the day when the first window on the Advent Calendar is opened. This year, G Data has put together a special calendar, providing 24 security tips. The German IT security provider is using this method to show Internet users how they can have a trouble and malware-free...

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11/20/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Whether for company or for private use, many users nowadays cannot do without their smartphones and tablets. The compact size of these computers makes them easy to carry around and to use all through the day. Malware writers see the increasing popularity of these devices as an opportunity to make...

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11/18/2013  |  Badhoevedorp  | 

In the past, malware was spread by email. These days, websites are the number one distribution channel for worms, Trojans and the like. To this end, cyber criminals manipulate existing websites or create new ones in order to turn them into mass malware spreaders and phishing traps. All it takes is a...

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10/08/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Whether it's one PC, one notebook and two smartphones, or two notebooks, a tablet and a smartphone – the majority of users today uses multiple devices that need to be protected against cyber criminals and secret services. German security company G Data is now proving that protecting such devices...

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09/11/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Experts at G Data SecurityLabs have discovered a new eCrime trend: malware from the cloud. This involves perpetrators using cloud technology to try to disguise their attacks. As part of a current eCrime campaign, G Data experts were able to prove the use of this "stealth cloud" technology for the...

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08/20/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

For cyber criminals, Android is the number one mobile target. G Data Security Labs registered almost 520,000 new malicious files for the operating system in the first half of 2013, as shown by the current G Data Mobile Malware Report. Versatile Trojan horses were the perpetrators' weapon of choice...

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08/14/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Online gaming is more popular than ever. For 2016, analysts of Digi-Capital predict...

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08/01/2013  |  Bochum (Germany)  | 

Security software is part of every Internet user's basic kit - otherwise things would be all too easy for cyber criminals. Every user therefore has to ensure that he or she is properly protected on the net; but which Internet security package provides reliable protection against computer malware and...

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