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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...


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 Mobile Internet Security achieves best results with AV-Test

06/22/2016, Bochum In their latest comparison test AV-Test examined 26 security solutions for Android and tested their resilience to current threats. G DATA Mobile Internet Security again achieved the best result in the detection of and defence against malware. Full marks were also given for ease of use and useful...


G DATA Mobile Internet Security achieves best results with AV-Test

06/22/2016, Bochum In their latest comparison test AV-Test examined 26 security solutions for Android and tested their resilience to current threats. G DATA Mobile Internet Security again achieved the best result in the detection of and defence against malware. Full marks were also given for ease of use and useful...


Walter Schumann leaves G DATA

06/24/2016, Bochum Walter Schumann is stepping down from his role as sales and marketing director with Bochum-based G DATA Software AG on 30 June 2016 for personal reasons. Walter Schumann joined the board of G DATA in 2014 and was responsible for the sales and marketing functions. In addition to this, he acted as the...


Walter Schumann leaves G DATA

06/24/2016, Bochum Walter Schumann is stepping down from his role as sales and marketing director with Bochum-based G DATA Software AG on 30 June 2016 for personal reasons. Walter Schumann joined the board of G DATA in 2014 and was responsible for the sales and marketing functions. In addition to this, he acted as the...


Microsoft redesigns error messages in the event of crashes in Windows 10

06/23/2016, Bochum Every Windows user is familiar with the blue screen when the operating system runs into an error. This "Blue Screen of Death" (in short: BSOD) is set to be redesigned in the forthcoming Windows 10 summer update. A QR code is expected to give users the possibility of being able to search for the...


Microsoft redesigns error messages in the event of crashes in Windows 10

06/23/2016, Bochum Every Windows user is familiar with the blue screen when the operating system runs into an error. This "Blue Screen of Death" (in short: BSOD) is set to be redesigned in the forthcoming Windows 10 summer update. A QR code is expected to give users the possibility of being able to search for the...


Manipulated e-cigarettes and USB charging stations

06/07/2016, Bochum The media is currently awash with reports about e-cigarettes supposedly infected with malware and dangerous charging stations for smartphones at airports or in bars. The problems being illustrated are not new. A proof of concept regarding the infection of smartphones via manipulated charging...


Manipulated e-cigarettes and USB charging stations

06/07/2016, Bochum The media is currently awash with reports about e-cigarettes supposedly infected with malware and dangerous charging stations for smartphones at airports or in bars. The problems being illustrated are not new. A proof of concept regarding the infection of smartphones via manipulated charging...