G Data Security Warning: 0-Day Vulnerability in Java Puts Internet Users at Risk

08/30/2012, Bochum (Germany) A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in Oracle's latest Java Version 7. This vulnerability enables cyber criminals to access the computers of unsuspecting Internet users in order to attack them. At the moment, only targeted attacks are known, where the malicious code is part of the known...

IFA 2012: Cyber Criminals Focusing on Smart TVs

08/29/2012, Bochum (Germany) Smart TVs are televisions with an integrated computer – or put differently: Smart TVs will be, and in many cases already are, the home computers of the 21st century. Users use the web-enabled TVs to surf the Internet, install apps or for video chatting, thanks to the modern devices' integrated video...

Encryption worm Dorifel attacks

08/17/2012, Bochum Computer malware Dorifel, which encrypts Word and Excel files on infected PCs, is circulating at the moment. The worm first appeared in the Netherlands and is now also spreading in Germany. It is estimated to have infected several thousand computers worldwide. Dorifel was initially smuggled onto PCs...


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