Atlas VPN blog

Your daily reads on everything digital

Hackers earned nearly $45 million from bounties in the last 12 months

In popular culture, hackers are often associated with bad guys. However, just as there are criminal hackers, there exist ethical hackers who help organizations find security vulnerabilities. According to data acquired by Atlas VPN, ethical hackers earned $44,754,742 million collectively from bug bounties in the last 12 months.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

Why you should revisit smart TV privacy settings

A smart TV has become an irreplaceable gadget in millions of households. However, the homely cinematic atmosphere should not overshadow the…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Gamers hit with over 14 million credential stuffing attacks daily

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN research team, gamers are hit with 14.02 million credential stuffing attacks daily. A successful credential abuse attack steals the victim's account and puts the owner's credit card information as well as in-game assets at risk.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

Internet safety for kids: how to be cautious

Many parents treat the internet as an around-the-clock nanny, passively watching over their children. The impact of media use on kids is an…

PRIVACY | 6 min Read

Play it safe with these tips for online gaming privacy

Nobody can deny that online gaming is an addictive and delightful hobby, stealing curious hearts since day one. Imagine that you spend…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Can police track VPN users?

As surveillance becomes a bitter part of our digital life, you wonder: can police track VPN users’ activities? Rumors and speculations from…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Newly founded cybersecurity startups raise over $31 million in 2020

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, there are 78 new cybersecurity companies founded in 2020 that cumulatively have raised over $31.6 million in funding year-to-date.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

What is OpSec and why do you need it?

Back in the '60s, OpSec was an essential ingredient to victory. It helped the U.S. military to prevent leaks of confidential information to…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

India estimated to reach 1 billion internet users by 2025

According to data estimations calculated by the Atlas VPN research team, India is set to reach 1 billion internet users by the year 2025. As of 2020 YTD, there are over 687.6 million internet users in India.

REPORTS | 3 min Read