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What is a watering hole attack, and how does it work?
Watering hole attack infects a legitimate website or service their targets use. It exploits flaws both in the exploited websites and main…
Employee Spotlight: Copywriter Aira Tumėnaitė
Welcome to the Employee Spotlight series, where we sit down with the exceptional individuals who make up the Atlas VPN team. In this edition, we have the pleasure of chatting with Aira Tumėnaitė, our talented copywriter. Let’s dive into her background, experiences, and perspectives to get to know her better and learn more about her role at Atlas VPN.
YouTube removed a record 5.8 million channels in Q3 2022
According to Atlas VPN analysis, Google’s video platform removed a record number of channels last quarter — 5.8 million.
How to block a website on popular browsers and devices
You can block a website that offers little value or threatens you with deceptive or malicious content. The exact technique for blocking…
How to see who stalks your Instagram profile
Who stalks my Instagram? Users actively building their social media presence have certainly asked this question. Instagram and mainly all…
Cybersquatting cases reach record highs in 2022
Domain names help us navigate the vastness of the world wide web and find the information and services we are looking for. However, malicious actors abuse the importance of domain names by registering ones that are identical or similar to existing trademarks, company names, or personal names, hoping to profit from the confusion. The practice of deliberately registering domain names in violation of trademark rights is called cybersquatting.
Countries with the best and worst internet in the world
A stable and reliable internet connection is an indispensable component of modern society. However, just how unwavering it is heavily…
What is sextortion? Meaning and how to deal with blackmail
Sextortion is a form of blackmail threatening to release sexually explicit images or videos. This crime usually demands money but might also…
Actual internet speed can be up to 3 times slower than advertised
Internet service providers (ISPs) often advertise internet speeds that are significantly higher than the actual speeds experienced by consumers. This discrepancy can be frustrating and confusing for users who expect to receive the speeds promised by their ISPs.