G Data app protects against USSD vulnerability in Android smartphones

09/28/2012, Bochum (Germany) G Data is now providing smartphone users a free app that protects Android devices against the possible consequences of the USSD vulnerability. The G Data USSD filter intercepts all "tel:" URLs and checks them for corresponding USSD codes, which could be manipulated to delete the smartphone's data...

Darwin’s theory seems to apply to malware

09/19/2012, Bochum (Germany) G Data’s newest Malware Report, which was published today, shows a new and unexpected development in malware: the extreme growth of new malicious programs seems to be slowing down. Granted, the antivirus industry still needed to develop 1,381,967 new virus signatures to detect and block all new...

New hide-and-seek game by cyber criminals discovered

09/14/2012, Bochum (Germany) Security researchers from G Data Software have identified a botnet that is controlled by attackers from an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server running as a hidden service inside the Tor anonymity network. Using the Tor network makes it virtually impossible to trace the responsible criminals in control...


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