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Consumer threats jumped by 83% in 2020, recent findings reveal
According to Atlas VPN analysis, consumer threats jumped by 82.84% in 2020. The most concerning fact is that a few extremely dangerous and multi-purpose malware types sky-rocketed to never-before-seen heights.
What is data hoarding, and how to declutter your device?
Data hoarding is similar to the physical accumulation of items and goods that offer little to no value. However, in this case, excessive…
GDPR fines nearly hit 300 million euros in three years
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented in the EU three years ago on May 25th. This legislation aimed to give the residents of the EU more control over their data and privacy. Organizations that violated this regulation were fined appropriately.
Wardriving threatens vulnerable home networks [Security Tips]
Wardriving means physically cruising around an area or city to find Wi-Fi networks. People involved in war driving typically operate from a…
What is SSID, and should you change it?
SSID is the name devices see when they scan areas for Wi-Fi networks. Next to these titles, users will notice additional information. For…
Americans projected to lose over $5 billion to internet crime in 2021
Cybercriminals in America are getting richer. According to the Atlas VPN team’s analysis, Americans are estimated to lose more than $5 billion to internet crime by the end of 2021.
More than 3 billion internet users now use the Google Chrome browser
Choosing what browser to use is something that every internet user has to do. There are plenty of options to pick from. When choosing, it is essential to make sure your browser has the proper security and privacy settings.
Cyber sovereignty threatens the open and free internet
Cyber sovereignty is a movement towards domestic internet, when independent countries govern the digital sphere within their borders. It is…