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Why should you encrypt phone data?
Techniques to encrypt phone’s data are no longer exclusively for cryptography geniuses. Nowadays, encryption is a term tossed in various…
65% of businesses faced one or more insider cyberattacks in the last 12 months
Most cybersecurity landscape data is focused on outsider attacks; however, recent findings reveal that insider threats are becoming more common. Attacks originating from within the company are much more elusive since standard security practices do not work.
Average ransom payout jumped 178% in a year
Ransomware is a type of malicious attack where a criminal encrypts, typically, sensitive files, then threatens to publish them unless a demanded ransom is paid. These attacks reached record-highs in 2020 as employees shifted to remote work, in turn creating more attack vectors for hackers.
One in ten businesses sell your personal data to third parties
Customer personal data is a valuable commodity to businesses, which they use to improve and market their products. However, some companies profit from selling your data to other businesses. According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, one in ten businesses globally sell customer data to third parties.
A guide to VPN for small business
A VPN for small business can strike as a costly undertaking, redundant at the early stages. Procuring enough funds, partners, and human…
How to use the hosts file to block malware and ads
The hosts file customizes the typically automatic domain name rendition to IP addresses. While not very noticeable, Domain Name System (DNS…
VPN demand hits record levels in years as Black Friday shopping approaches
With Black Friday only a couple of days away, people are already searching the internet for deals, and VPN deals are more popular than ever before. According to Atlas VPN analysis, VPN demand is at its all-time high days before this year’s Balck Friday shopping craze.
Millennials lose $300 per fraud while elderly lose 4x more
According to Atlas VPN findings based on official FTC records, Millennials lose between $300 and $205 per fraud case, while elderly people lose up to $1,200.