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G DATA Updates Security Solutions For Windows 10 Compatibility

07/29/2015, Atlanta, GA G DATA, the world’s longest standing antivirus company, today announced an upgrade to their security suite for both business and consumer products timed with Microsoft’s Windows 10 launch. The update will now make all of G DATA’s solutions compatible with the upgraded operating system, allowing...

G DATA Updates Security Solutions For Windows 10 Compatibility

G DATA Internet Security receives award for best banking protection

07/24/2015, Bochum G DATA Internet Security has demonstrated the best protection for online banking and shopping in a test run by MRG Effitas and has been awarded the MRG Effitas Certified award. MRG Effitas is an independent research institute for IT security. The institute publishes a report every quarter on...

G DATA Internet Security receives  award for best banking protection

G DATA: Experts dispel IT security myths

07/10/2015, Bochum Experts at G DATA SecurityLabs reveal two IT security myths that they hear repeatedly: 1. "I don't visit porn sites so my computer cannot become infected." and 2. "There is nothing important stored on my computer and I have nothing to hide - why should I become the target of an attack?"...

G DATA: Experts dispel IT security myths

G DATA: Stay fully protected when on holiday

07/08/2015, Bochum Many users do not want to be without their mobile device, even on holiday – for the convenience, for example, of sending holiday greetings to their family and friends from the beach or the pool. Last year, 45 percent of all Germans took a smartphone or tablet with them on holiday (source: Statista)....

G DATA: Stay fully protected when on holiday

Over 50 percent of Android malware targets financial transactions

06/30/2015, Bochum Mobile banking and online shopping are booming. 41 percent of Europeans use a smartphone or tablet for their banking transactions. Another 19 percent plan to switch to mobile banking in the coming year, according to ING Bank. This is a trend that has attracted the attention of cyber criminals with...

Over 50 percent of Android malware targets financial transactions

Banking Trojan Dridex exploits Windows vulnerability

06/29/2015, Bochum Experts at G DATA SecurityLabs have analysed a specially manipulated Microsoft Word document that cyber criminals are using to install the banking Trojan Dridex. The document, which is attached as a fake invoice in a spam email, requires the macro function in Microsoft Office to be enabled after...

Banking Trojan Dridex exploits Windows vulnerability

Second round of cyber attacks on the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag)

06/16/2015, Bochum According to analyses carried out by G DATA SecurityLabs, attackers ran a campaign last week to test the resilience of the German Bundestag network. At the current time it is unclear whether this is a new, criminally motivated attack or a continuation of the attacks that came to light at the end of...

Second round of cyber attacks on the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag)

G DATA launches updated business solution 13.2

05/19/2015, Bochum 40 percent of all companies in Germany have been victims of cyber crime in the past two years, generating total average damage of around 371,000 Euros (source: KPMG). This makes it crucial for companies to secure their network against data theft and cyber crime. The updated G DATA Generation 13.2 is...

G DATA launches updated business solution 13.2

G DATA: Attacks averted by BankGuard rise by 44.5 percent

05/13/2015, Bochum New high in the defence against banking Trojans: the number of foiled attacks rose by 44.5 percent in 2014. An analysis of the Top 25 targets of banking attacks, carried out by G DATA security experts, has revealed that over 70 percent of the targets were in the USA, Canada and Great Britain. Only 4...

G DATA: Attacks averted by BankGuard  rise by 44.5 percent

G DATA reinforces commitment to US market

04/27/2015, Atlanta IT security provider G DATA is reinforcing its commitment to the US market. As the Security Evangelist for G DATA Software, Inc., Andrew Hayter is making customers and the media more aware of the technically complex subject of IT security. In this newly created position in the USA, the experienced...


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