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FBI’s Internet Crime Center registers over 2,000 complaints daily
Internet crime has been steadily increasing over the years as more people use the internet and hackers find new ways to attack vulnerable systems.
Block third-party trackers and ads with Tracker Blocker
The internet can be a great source of entertainment where you can get the latest news, play fun games and watch captivating videos. If only it weren't for these pesky third-party trackers that follow your every move online to collect data about you and later bombard you with annoying ads. Meet Tracker Blocker — Atlas VPN's newest security feature that gives you an even safer, cleaner, faster, and ad-free internet experience.
What does free and open-source software mean?
Free and open-source software encompasses two terms that constitute the nature of programs. Free software, as you might guess, refers to…
In 2020 number of vulnerabilities in Microsoft products exceeded 1,000 for the first time
Microsoft products are used by billions of people worldwide. Historically, however, they are known to have many vulnerabilities that pose security risks to users of the software.
Risks of postponing software updates
Software updates are vital, but we irrationally delay them for as long as possible. The vicious cycle is continual: users postpone updates…
Cyberattacks surge by 33% in a year
Over the recent years, we hear about cyberattacks much more due to the constant increase in internet users and technology growth. Therefore, hackers continue to abuse vulnerabilities for their benefit, and it seems this issue will only proceed to grow if necessary measures are not taken.
Introducing Atlas VPN Data Breach Monitor
Using a VPN already helps protect your online activity and data by encrypting your internet traffic so that hackers and snoopers can't see what you are doing online. However, we have added another feature to further enhance your online security — Data Breach Monitor.
What is a PUP? Bundled software dangers
A potentially unwanted program (PUP) refers to software that reaches devices via questionable means. Typically, it will arrive in a freeware…