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AV-TEST: G DATA scores top marks for protection

03/31/2016, Bochum In the latest comparison test, AV-TEST scrutinised 22 antivirus programs. The result: G DATA Internet Security impressed the testers in terms of protection and usability and scored the maximum number of six points in each case. The security solution proved its reliability in every test scenario. As...

AV-TEST: G DATA scores top marks for protection

Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security offers the best virus scanner

03/30/2016, Bochum G DATA Internet Security offers the "best virus scanner" to protect against malware and other threats – this is the result of the current Stiftung Warentest comparison test in the magazine 'test' (issue 04/2016). The German consumer organisation scrutinised 17 virus protection packages. Paid-for...


Order email turns out to be a phishing attack

03/22/2016, Bochum The Locky ransomware case has not been the first time that attack attempts have been carried out via email. 54 billion spam messages are sent every day worldwide alone (source: Eleven). These involve not only mass attacks, but also highly targeted ones. In the current case we are dealing with a scam...

Order email turns out to be a phishing attack



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...

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

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...

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

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