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Anonymous payment options in the world of 2021
“I’ll pay in cash” — a phrase we hear less frequently these days. People prefer contactless transactions instead of carrying handfuls of…
How to recognize and evade botnet attacks?
It’s no coincidence that a botnet group has a dedicated alias: zombie army. It enslaves hundreds of internet-connected devices and commands…
US political ad spend on Google exceeds $384 million in the last 2 years
According to data presented by the Atlas VPN research team, US political advertisement spend on Google, YouTube, and partner outlets exceed $384.94 million in the past 2 years. In total, there were 414,285 political ads on Google targeting US citizens since May 30, 2018.
Belarus registers over 2.1 million cyber attacks in the last 31 days — 19% of all threats in Europe
As political tensions are growing in Belarus, so are the cyber threats. According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, Belarus faced 2,125,592 cyber attacks in the last 31 days —that is 68,567 attacks per day on average. Cyber attacks directed at Belarus make up 19.02% of all the cyber threats aimed at Europe, placing Belarus in the number one spot in the continent.
Why two-factor authentication is worth your time
Two-factor authentication (multi-factor authentication or 2FA) reforms the way we approach accounts and their security. Linking them to an…
What is an e-signature? Benefits and risks
The global adoption of e-signature (electronic signature) software slowly reduces the need for handling paperwork in hard copy. For many…
Does a VPN slow down internet speed?
Every privacy-conscious netizen knows that VPNs are among the best online security tools. While they are incredibly useful, one of the main…
Interest in VPNs surges by 1150% in the Philippines
According to Atlas VPN investigation, interest in VPNs surged by 1150% in the Philippines due to a special mobile game offer. To honor Brazil’s day of independence, which will happen on September 7, 2020, Moonton, a mobile game developer, prepared a gift for Brazilians - multiple free skins on their mobile game - Mobile Legends.