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Discord privacy and security problems to watch out for

Initially launched as a paradise for online gamers, Discord gained a reputation as a feature-rich community for all. The more universal…

PRIVACY | 7 min Read

Improving e-reader privacy for digital book lovers

An e-reader (e-book reader) is the front-runner for any modern bookworm. They are lightweight, portable, and capable of storing thousands of…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

How VPN protocols contribute to quality and performance

VPN protocols are the driving force behind any VPN service. However, all the technical lingo is trivial and barely understandable to a…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Threat modeling for all: how it improves digital lives

Threat modeling is similar to keeping a fire extinguisher or restocking the medical cabinet. Even though your apartment is not in any…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Steps to safer online banking

Online banking has allowed us to manage financial assets anywhere, anytime. This newly-gained flexibility forces banks to lose their…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

FTC refunded over $11.45 billion to financial fraud victims

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN research team, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) refunded $11.45 billion to US consumers that were scammed by cybercriminals. As many as 7.04 million individuals received a refund from the FTC since its inception.

REPORTS | 4 min Read

What is spear phishing? Stopping customized attacks

Spear phishing marks a shift from massive user targeting to hand-picking potential victims. The digital universe is an enormous storehouse…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Australians and Danes afraid of cyber attacks more than Covid-19

The year 2020 presented us with a new challenge—Covid-19, which has impacted the majority of the world. Nevertheless, according to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, 70% of Australians and 66% of Danes named cyber attacks as the primary threat to their countries when asked about top global risks.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

How to delete Facebook account for good

The verdict to delete Facebook account is one of the ways to retire from social media. Sometimes, we all feel the urge to throw in the towel…

HOW-TO | 3 min Read