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App with 1 billion downloads found harvesting users’ data

As part of continuous efforts to manage users’ privacy violations, Google removed nearly 600 apps from its app store. Between those was Clean Master, a software granting privacy and antivirus protection.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

Can’t make your VPN connect? Here’s what to do

You are probably aware of what is a VPN connection, and understand that it is a complex cybersecurity technology. Even though the VPN service is developed to be working without a hitch, there can be times, when you won’t be able to make your VPN connect out of a sudden.

HOW-TO | 2 min Read

Premium subscriptions to fight misinformation about Coronavirus

The latest news about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly. Sadly, that is not the case for all countries.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

Cybercrime annual revenue is 3 times bigger than Walmart’s

According to the latest Atlas VPN research, cybercrime totals $1.5 trillion in revenue annually. In comparison to Walmart, the biggest US company in terms of earnings, cybercrime enjoys 3 times greater gains.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

New Mexico Attorney General sues Google for spying on school kids

Google is yet to face a new lawsuit ordered by the state of New Mexico. The Attorney General Hector Balderas claims that the company invades the privacy of students who use the G Suite Education platform on Chromebooks.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Everything about VPN

What’s a VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an important privacy and security tool that provides a vast number of advantages to those who use it. In most cases, VPN is a software-based technology.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Google cracks down on location tracking apps

Google is putting a real effort into improving Android’s privacy. The company is placing new restrictions on Android applications that track users’ locations in the background.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Over 75% of US households will be at risk to get hacked via voice assistants by 2025

Recent Atlas VPN findings show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands. Ultrasonic waves do not make a sound, which means that the device can get hacked without alerting the owner. In addition, scientists can imitate voice commands using lasers.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

China VPN regulations: everything you need to know

China VPN users are confronting a real battle to overcome the Great Firewall. The world’s most extensive censorship system leaves over 1 billion citizens with a highly restricted internet.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read