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G DATA Business version 14.1 with improved protection features

10/10/2017, Bochum Attacks by Ransomware have increased significantly this year - the blackmail trojans Petna and WannaCry have impressively proven this. Large companies such as Maersk and Beiersdorf suffered triple-digit million losses. Thanks to its fully integrated anti-ransomware technology, the new G DATA...

G DATA Business version 14.1 with improved protection features

G DATA Generation 2018: IT security taken a step further

09/25/2017, 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?

08/28/2017, 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?

Fake Windows Helpdesk asks people to call them

07/14/2017, 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

07/06/2017, 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

07/05/2017, 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

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

06/29/2017, 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

06/19/2017, 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

05/30/2017, 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

WannaCry: Ransomware attacks companies and private users across the world

05/16/2017, 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

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Phone: +49-234-9762-239
E-Mail: presse@remove-this.gdata.de

Kathrin Beckert-Plewka
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Christian Lueg
Public Relations Manager
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Dominik Neugebauer
Public Relations Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 234 - 9762 610
E-Mail: dominik.neugebauer@remove-this.gdata.de