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Leaving nothing to chance – Network Monitoring

03/15/2016, Bochum From printer to server – with G DATA Network Monitoring, IT managers can keep an eye on the status of their corporate network quickly and easily from anywhere in the world. Unnoticed or imminent outages of individual hardware components, servers, services or the online shop are things of the past....


New G DATA Business Generation 14 protects against zero-day attacks

03/14/2016, Bochum Almost 3,000 software security holes were discovered in the first half of 2015 alone (source: Microsoft). There is not always an update available that can close the vulnerability. G DATA is presenting its trend-setting Generation 14 business solutions at CeBIT. In version 14, G DATA has integrated...


Extortion Trojan Locky infects thousands of computers

03/02/2016, Bochum Thousands of computers infected every day, unsettled users and changing attack strategies – the ransomware Locky packs a punch. Not only does the extortion Trojan render files unusable on afflicted computers– it also prevents restoration of the files by deleting the shadow copies. Locky also...


NRW minister Garrelt Duin sees digitalisation of the economy as an opportunity

02/22/2016, Bochum Protecting sensitive data, networking, mobility and increasing requirements – the digitalisation of the economy was a major subject at the Economic Senate Symposium, to which the Federal German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (BVMW) of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) invited people on...


G DATA counts over 2.3 million new Android malware samples in 2015

02/18/2016, Bochum In Europe, almost 63 percent of smartphone users used an Android device in 2015. Along with this development, the number of new malware instances also rose to a record high of over 2.3 million in the past year. The number of new Android malware apps increased by almost 50 percent compared to 2014...


MWC 2016: Secure surfing on public networks

02/15/2016, Bochum More and more people are checking their email or carrying out banking transactions on a mobile device. In Germany alone, over two million people carried out their financial business on the move in 2015 (source: VuMa). In order to protect the digital privacy of users, G DATA is integrating a VPN...


Cyber criminals targeting Valentine's Day

02/12/2016, Bochum February 14th is Valentine's Day. Flowers, jewellery and chocolates are especially popular during this celebration of love. These and other gifts are increasingly being purchased online. 98 percent of Internet users shop online, 77 percent doing so several times per month (source: Bitkom). Cyber...


MWC 2016: G DATA to present security app for Apple mobile devices

02/10/2016, Bochum Apple sold around 290 million smartphones and tablets worldwide in 2015. IT security provider G DATA is expanding its product portfolio for mobile devices. At the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, the company is presenting their Mobile Internet Security – the first comprehensive security...


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...