Life is not always a beach – holidaymakers make easy eCrime targets

06/27/2013, Bochum (Germany) Many tourists take their smartphone, tablet or notebook with them on holiday, so they can send holiday greetings, take photos or keep up with what's going on via the Internet. But digital fans are often inadequately protected when they do so, making it easy for cyber criminals to steal data and...

Fake antivirus abuses name and reputation of G Data

06/24/2013, Badhoevedorp The use of fake antivirus is a well known trick of cyber criminals. With this tactic it is very easy to install malware on the victims computer. Another goal is making as much money as possible off the victim. To heighten the effectivity of this scam, cyber criminals often abuse the names of...

G Data: new Android malware strain appearing every 22 seconds

06/11/2013, Bochum (Germany)

Android has been raising  its market share in the mobile sector for some time now. According to Gartner, around 75 percent of all smartphones purchased worldwide in the first quarter of 2013 ran on Android. With that knowledge, it should not come as a surprise that, on average, cyber criminals...


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