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G DATA to present new Business Security generation at CeBIT

02/09/2016, Bochum "Big Data, Social Business, Mobile, Cloud and more" is the slogan for CeBIT 2016. The increasing digitalisation of business processes offers many advantages for companies, but it also presents new challenges. Comprehensive protection of the IT infrastructure is now essential for protecting valuable...




Gaming app leads to expensive subscription trap

02/02/2016, Bochum There were over 1.4 million apps in the Google Play Store in 2015 (source: Google) and, despite all the security precautions, more and more malicious applications are appearing among them. G DATA security experts have discovered a new type of subscription trap that has already ensnared numerous...


MWC 2016: Smart security solutions for iOS and Android

01/27/2016, Bochum "Mobile is everything" is the theme of the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. Chatting, surfing and online banking are taking place more and more often on mobile devices. In Germany alone, 47 percent of smartphone owners use mobile banking facilities (source: ING-DiBa). G DATA will be...


New Year’s resolutions for 2016: G DATA offers six tips for a secure new year

12/21/2015, Bochum The time after the Christmas holidays is traditionally used to define resolutions for the coming year, including classics such as quitting smoking or playing sports more often. Internet users, however, should use that time to check their own digital security. Has a complete security solution been...


AV-TEST: Full marks for G DATA Internet Security FOR ANDROID

12/17/2015, Bochum Research institute AV-TEST has investigated 25 security apps for Android. G DATA Internet Security FOR ANDROID gets full marks in the test and impressed the testers with its comprehensive malware detection and ease of use. The testers created a realistic test scenario and pitched the security...


G DATA Clean up takes the fight to obnoxious toolbars & Adware

12/17/2015, Bochum Adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP) currently dominate the Top 10 of prevented attacks against computer users, according to G DATA SecurityLabs. Such programs are usually installed without the user’s consent and can become a serious nuisance: browser add-ins or other unwanted additional...


Over 80 percent of Android users use an out-of-date operating system

12/15/2015, Bochum Out-of-date operating systems are running on over 80 percent of Android smartphones and tablets. Only about 20 percent of users are using an up-to-date Android operating system. That is the result of a inquiry conducted in October 2015 among users of G DATA security solutions for Android devices....


Banking Trojan Dridex targeting private individuals and companies

12/15/2015, Bochum Beware of supposed tax rebates and overdue invoices! As the year comes to a close, cyber criminals are targeting private individuals and companies and are using spam emails to try to lure them into traps. In addition, they are sending emails with purported scans from printers that are often used by...