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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...


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: 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 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...


G DATA sets new benchmarks in service for business customers

04/17/2015, Bochum German IT security provider G DATA is expanding its services and restructuring its service levels. The benefits of PREMIUM SERVICES & SUPPORT: a complete, no-hassle package with tailor-made advice and support. The antivirus pioneer now offers three service levels. The Basic level includes the...


Google AdSense advertising banners abused for cyber attacks

04/17/2015, Bochum Attackers have abused the Google AdSense advertising network to distribute malware to millions of Internet users. G DATA Exploit Protection has been fending off the attacks since the outset and has protected users against computer infections. The cause of these attacks was a compromised supplier of...


How secure is the Internet of Things?

04/09/2015, Bochum Smartwatches, networked refrigerators, connected cars – market analysts from Strategy Analytics expect a turnover in excess of 3.4 billion euros in the consumer sector in Germany alone in 2019 arising from the Internet of Things (IoT). However, G DATA security expert Eddy Willems regards the...


G DATA introduces extensive software updates

03/30/2015, Bochum Carrying out transfers quickly, checking current account balances, setting up new standing orders, at any time, at home or on the go – 57 percent of the people in the European Union are already using online banking (source: Eurostat). Cyber criminals know this too, and try to infect computers with...


Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security test winner again

03/27/2015, Bochum G DATA Internet Security has been awarded first place in the comparison test run by renowned consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest, confirming last year’s exceptional performance. G DATA Internet Security was the only solution in the test to offer "very good" protection against malware and online...


Android: G DATA analyses over 4,500 new malware instances per day

03/25/2015, Bochum 34 percent of all online banking customers used a smartphone or tablet for their financial transactions in 2014, according to a survey by Initiative D21. Overall, 60 percent of all bank customers are interested in mobile banking (source: Roland Berger). This trend is also bringing cyber criminals...