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Best Android apps to defend your privacy and security
Smartphones deserve our gratitude for yielding dramatic benefits to the digital society. Androids specifically are the market leaders…
Privacy-first browser extensions to choose from
Digital privacy is a war zone, and your browser is one of the troops standing guard. However, default mechanisms are not sufficient enough…
Is Mobdro safe to use?
Mobdro, a free Android app, recently gained the spotlight as a sweeping hub of live streams. It intends to evolve into a one-stop hangout…
LinkedIn phishing scams most clicked with a 47% open rate in Q3 2020
According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, emails impersonating LinkedIn were the most clicked on social media phishing attacks, with a 47% open rate in the third quarter of this year.
COVID-19-related trojan infections soared 228% in Q3 2020
According to data analyzed by the Atlas VPN research team, COVID-19-related trojan infections shoot up by 228% in Q3, 2020, compared to the previous quarter. Malicious COVID-19 campaigns typically use pandemic-related subjects, including testing, treatments, cures, and remote-work topics to lure targets into clicking on a malicious link, downloading a file, or viewing a PDF.
How does a VPN work?
How does a VPN work is a question that even loyal users wrestle with to get the whole picture. These tools act as negotiators between you…
Wearables — risks on your wrist?
The popularity of wearables, such as smartwatches and health trackers, increases at a staggering rate. Today, glancing at our wrists to…
45% of businesses faced a data breach in last 12 months
Data breaches continue to dominate headlines around the world. Recent findings analyzed by Atlas VPN reveal that as many as 45% of businesses had a data breach in the last 12 months.
Global ransomware attacks surged by 110% at 34 million Year-on-Year
Ransomware attacks broke a two-year record in September of 2020. According to data analyzed by the Atlas VPN team, there were 34.11 million ransomware attacks detected this September — 110% more than the same period last year when 16.21 million attacks were recorded.