AV-TEST: G DATA scores top marks for protection

31-03-2016, 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

30-03-2016, 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

22-03-2016, 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

15-03-2016, 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.…


G DATA Password Manager offers more security and a better overview

15-03-2016, Bochum The average Internet user uses 17 different passwords (source: Password Research). However, many passwords do not contain a mixture of upper and lower case characters and numbers, and do not offer enough security. Add to that the fact that, according to a survey by digital association Bitkom, 38…


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

14-03-2016, 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

02-03-2016, 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…


G DATA to provide IT security for the Ducati Team in 2016 MotoGP

29-02-2016, Bochum G DATA, the German software house focussing on Internet security and antivirus products, has become a Technical Partner of Ducati Corse for the 2016 MotoGP World Championship. With this accord, G DATA has the task of protecting the Borgo Panigale team’s IT systems against on-line threats for the…