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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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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