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Minecraft most malware-infected game on the market with 228k users affected
According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, Between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021, 303,827 individuals’ deivices were infected with gaming-related malware and unwanted software, with 69,244 files transmitted under the pretext of some of the most popular PC games worldwide.
Ministries of Foreign Affairs most targeted in the credential harvesting campaign
Some threat actors work for the state, and their job is to target other countries’ government administrations with cyberattacks. By doing so, hackers can steal sensitive classified information, which might be essential to the Ministries of the attacked country.
Are identity theft protection services necessary?
Identity theft is a tragedy that can have long-lasting effects on a person’s life. Imagine discovering that thousands of dollars in debt…
The best and safest options to lock my phone
The decision to lock your phone should come naturally. From personal messages to online banking apps, your mobile phone is a treasure trove…
Interest in keyword ‘cybersecurity’ on Google Search hits an all-time high
Cybersecurity lately has become a hot topic for many governments and businesses around the world. Cybercriminals used the pandemic and remote work to launch cyberattacks against unprepared organizations, suddenly making big headlines and getting everyone’s attention.
A record 5.4 million DDoS attacks were reported in H1 2021
According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, cybercriminals launched nearly 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Service attacks in the first half of 2021 — an 11% increase compared to the first half of 2020.
Unhealthy data-harvesting habits to stay away from
Is it acceptable for companies supplying debit cards for children to sell the sensitive data it collects? What about a mental health app…
TikTok was the most often forged app linked to Covid-19 in 2021 H1
With 732 million users worldwide, TikTok, a trending video-sharing platform, is one of today's most popular social media networks. During the lockdown, the app's short and amusing videos drew a lot of attention, but it was not long before cybercriminals took advantage of TikTok's fame for their own gain