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G DATA Layered Security - thoroughly sophisticated IT security

21-11-2017, Bochum The level of malware is increasing every day. G DATA expects a total of almost nine million new malware strains by the end of this year. Simple virus protection is not enough to overcome the multifarious cyber threats. Comprehensive security solutions are required that use sophisticated concepts to...

G DATA Layered Security - thoroughly  sophisticated IT security

Threat level for Android is on the rise

16-11-2017, Bochum The situation for Android mobile devices is becoming increasingly risky. G DATA security experts counted 810,965 new malware files in the third quarter of 2017. This represents an increase of around 17 percent com-pared to the second quarter. This translates into a heightened threat in Germany....

Threat level for Android is on the rise

„My data remains in Europe.“

14-11-2017, Bochum Trust between vendors and customers is a highly valuable good. This is especially true on today’s IT security landscape. As a German company, G DATA is bound to follow strict German privacy legislation. The claim “My data remains in Europe“ goes beyond this. With the ongoing discussions about the...

„My data remains in Europe.“

G DATA Business version 14.1 with improved protection features

10-10-2017, Bochum Attacks by Ransomware have increased significantly this year - the blackmail trojans Petna and WannaCry have impressively proven this. Large companies such as Maersk and Beiersdorf suffered triple-digit million losses. Thanks to its fully integrated anti-ransomware technology, the new G DATA...

G DATA Business version 14.1 with improved protection features

G DATA Generation 2018: IT security taken a step further

25-09-2017, Bochum Emailing, banking, shopping or social media - these are online services familiar to almost every Internet user. Each one of them involves circulating personal and sensitive data. Attacks by ransomware and the loss of critical data have shown that modern, self-learning technologies are required to...

G DATA Generation 2018: IT security taken a step further

Are complex passwords a thing of the past?

28-08-2017, Bochum Password rules are a regular source of frustration in many businesses. Employees are forced to change their passwords on a regular basis which comply with certain rules. For instance, a password must be of a certain length, have lower and upper case characters, special characters as well as digits....

Are complex passwords a thing of the past?

Fake Windows Helpdesk asks people to call them

14-07-2017, Bochum The latest scheme of scammers is to pose as a certified Windows helpdesk, asking unsuspecting users to call them. On screen, user will see a fake security alert in the foreground and the Windows 10 error screen in the background. The message claims that the computer has experienced an issue and was...

Fake Windows Helpdesk asks people to call them

Smartphone gaming apps: shopping trips for children in virtual worlds

06-07-2017, Bochum Which parent would allow their child to spend hundreds of Euros without supervision? None of course in the real world, but it’s a different matter with in-app purchases in games for smartphones and tablets. So-called Free-to-play games (F2P) offer time-limited game simplification tools for real...

Smartphone gaming apps: shopping trips for children in virtual worlds

All set for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

05-07-2017, Bochum On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation enters into force in order to strengthen and unify data in Europe. This also includes securing the IT infrastructure against cyber attacks in order to prevent data theft. Installing software updates is an important factor in closing security...

All set for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

G DATA publishes the latest results of the Petna ransomware infection wave

29-06-2017, Bochum The massive infection wave unleashed by the Petna ransomware, some of whose basic functions are very similar to the Petya ransomware, has claimed victims worldwide – some large companies are among theose affected by it. The G DATA analysts suspect a targeted attack on companies. The ransomware was...

G DATA publishes the latest results of the Petna ransomware infection wave