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India, Austria, and US organizations most hit with ransomware
Ransomware attacks are one of the leading cyber threats that organizations have to face. Hackers encrypt essential files and documents, leaving victims with an option to pay the ransom to gain access back or to restore data from backups.
An analysis of the top 10 most cybercrime-ridden states
According to Atlas VPN analysis, the top 10 US states by losses to cybercrime are California, New York, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Colorado. Last year, citizens in these states lost $2.39 billion to various types of internet crime. In the earliest reporting period - 2013, losses reached $327.89 million.
Who data brokers are, and how they quietly sell your data
Data brokers are entities that collect and sell consumer information. The data broking industry generates billions of dollars, but it also…
Millennials and Gen Zers are most likely to fall for phishing emails, study finds
There is a common misconception that older people, who tend to have less experience with new technologies, are easier to scam online. However, recent data findings suggest that just the opposite is true.
Atlas VPN completes its first independent security audit
Even security companies need security checks. Therefore, we chose the world-leading independent cybersecurity experts from VerSprite to test Atlas VPN. This time we focused on our iOS app, and we're very pleased with the results.
What is Wi-Fi 6? The new standards explained
Wi-Fi 6 is the newest version of the 802.11 standards for wireless network transmissions. In simple terms, it is an upgrade revamping the…
85% of cyberattacks in the US originate internally
Cyberattacks are weapons for criminals to disrupt countries’ cybersecurity and get sensitive or even secret information. As the United States is one of the most influential countries globally, it is a massive target for hackers.
What is FLoC, Google’s cookie alternative?
FLoC is a new type of web tracking that Google expects to pick up after the demise of third-party cookies. The latter has been a cornerstone…