G DATA threat report: Qbot supersedes Emotet

14/05/2021, Bochum The latest threat report from G DATA shows that cyber criminals have already found a successor to Emotet - Qbot. The malware was involved in almost one in four averted attacks. The figures show that companies in particular were being targeted by cyber criminals in the first quarter. Within a year,…

G DATA threat report: Qbot supersedes Emotet

ECSO’s Cybersecurity Made in Europe seal of approval awarded to G DATA

05/05/2021, Bochum G DATA CyberDefense has become one of the first security companies to be awarded the Cybersecurity Made in Europe label by the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO). The seal of approval reinforces the trustworthiness of European security manufacturers and European digital autonomy. G DATA is…

ECSO’s Cybersecurity Made in Europe seal of approval awarded to G DATA

G DATA threat analysis 2020: cyber attacks every second

16/02/2021, Bochum The pandemic is still high season for criminals, as they exploit people's uncertainty to mount attacks. According to the latest threat analysis from G DATA CyberDefense, the number increased by 85 percent in the second half of the year. Cyber criminals released 76 new versions of malware every…

G DATA threat analysis 2020: cyber attacks every second


U.S. Congress must re-examine its IT infrastructure after the attack

08/01/2021, Bochum In the wake of the storming of the U.S. Congress by a mob of Trump supporters, the entire IT infrastructure of both the Senate and the House of Representatives must be thoroughly scrutinized. Images of unlocked PCs in congressmen’s and congresswomen’s offices circulated on Twitter, so parts of the…

U.S. Congress must re-examine its IT infrastructure after the attack



G DATA threat analysis: Further doubling of cyber attacks in Q3

19/11/2020, Bochum In the third quarter of 2020, cyber defence specialists from Bochum had to fend off almost twice as many cyber attacks as in the second quarter of the year. The attackers are using large-scale campaigns to attack both private computers and company networks. Intense activity has been observed in…

G DATA threat analysis: Further doubling of cyber attacks in Q3


Halloween and Windows XP systems: Killing zombies is not easy

29/10/2020, Bochum Windows XP systems are like zombies: they are hard to kill. In many medium-sized companies, computers with the outdated operating system are still in use. Especially in the manufacturing industry, many control computers only run under Windows XP or other outdated operating systems. This makes it…

Halloween and Windows XP systems: Killing zombies is not easy