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Play it safe in public Wifi

08/29/2016, Bochum According to a G DATA survey, 69 percent of people use a public Wifi in cafés or hotels on a journey. Be online everywhere – this also harbours risks. It is relatively easy for criminals to read emails or spy on important data such as credit card information or passwords in such networks. In order...

Play it safe in public Wifi

G DATA Password Manager brings order to the password jungle

08/16/2016, Bochum Everything has a password – email accounts, social media accounts, smartphones, ATMs, online shops. This stresses a lot of people. According to a survey by digital association Bitkom, 36 percent of Germans feel overwhelmed by the number of passwords. A password manager helps to organise the numerous...

G DATA Password Manager brings order to the password jungle

PCgo: G DATA Internet Security effectively averts spam email

08/10/2016, Bochum G DATA Internet Security left a good impression in the latest anti-spam test of the German computer magazine PCgo (edition 09/2016), performed in collaboration with test laboratory AV-Comparatives. The Bochum-based IT security provider's security solution detected 99.41 percent of more than 127,000...

PCgo: G DATA Internet Security effectively averts spam email

New ransomware threatens Android devices

08/09/2016, Bochum Ransomware is a growing threat for Android users. G DATA security experts predicted a further increase in Android malware back in 2015. However, current attack campaigns have hit a new level of quality. Until now, malicious apps got on a mobile device because users had installed an app - generally...

New ransomware threatens Android devices

G DATA security solutions receive top marks in latest Virus Bulletin test

07/27/2016, Bochum Experts at the British „Virus Bulletin“ magazine have put 40 security solutions through their paces in their latest line of tests, with a particular emphasis on malware protection and system performance. G DATA AntiVirus has scored full marks for reactive and proactive detection of and defense...

G DATA security solutions receive top marks in latest Virus Bulletin test

G DATA analyses script attack on World of Warcraft player

07/25/2016, Bochum Theft and sale of in-game items as well as currency has been a topic in the World of Warcraft community for a long time. Re-cently, a new type of gold/item scam made the rounds. A previously undocumented function of the LUA script framework on which the WoW interface is based, allows a thief to take...

G DATA analyses script attack on World of Warcraft player

G DATA and TeamDrive announce strategic partnership

07/22/2016, Bochum German IT security specialist G DATA Software AG and TeamDrive GmbH have signed a wide-ranging partnership in the areas of data security and virus protection. Both companies will provide services through the Microsoft Cloud in Germany. The partnership’s objective is to acquire new business...

G DATA and TeamDrive announce strategic partnership

Pokémon Go: Built-in backdoor for Android-App discovered

07/14/2016, Bochum The adorable little pocket critters Pokémon are back. These little Japanese animals make a comeback as virtual-reality-game for smartphones. Attackers try to use the popularity of this brand new game for themselves and prey on impatient gamers who cannot wait for the game to be released: at least...

Pokémon Go: Built-in backdoor for Android-App discovered

Android malware „HummingBad“ has infected millions of smartphones

07/13/2016, Bochum “HummingBad”, a new type of Android malware, has, according to media reports, infected millions of smartphones and tablet worldwide during the past few days and weeks. The malware in question is highly lucrative for its makers – each month they can rake in up to 300.000 Euros in revenue. The makers...

Android malware „HummingBad“ has infected millions of smartphones

G DATA summer survey: 80 percent go online on holiday

07/07/2016, Bochum Summer, sun and security – whether it’s on the beach or in the mountains, holidaymakers also want online access when travelling. For this reason, 74 percent take a smartphone on holiday with them. 31 percent prefer a tablet. This was the result of a G DATA summer survey of 1,000 internet users. Only...

G DATA summer survey: 80 percent go online on holiday

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