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Microsoft Office flaws exploited in nearly 80% of malware attacks
Data presented by Atlas VPN shows that in Q1 2022, as many as 78.5% of malware targets Microsoft Office vulnerabilities.
Americans received more than 24 billion robocalls in H1 2022
Robocalls are gaining popularity. Clinics use them to remind patients about their appointments, telemarketers employ them to sell their latest products, and scammers utilize them as a tool to lure out personal information.
Reasons for getting a VPN for expats
A VPN for expats is a solution for anyone moving to study or live in a different country. Leaving your homeland to reside abroad takes…
What is pre-hijacking, and how can it compromise accounts?
Account pre-hijacking is a threat, showcasing that accounts that do not yet exist can end up compromised. Essentially, hackers create…
What is the new browser-in-the-browser (BitB) attack?
Browser-in-the-browser (BitB) attack compromises a common single sign-on method when you use Google or Facebook to join a service. It is a…
What is RSOCKS? A proxy service that hacked devices
RSOCKS was a proxy service allegedly providing clients with legit IP addresses leased from Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Customers had…
Amazon-related phishing sites approach 900 on Amazon Prime Day
Amazon is the most impersonated retail brand in phishing websites, with over 1,633 suspicious sites detected in the last 90 days.
GDPR fines hit nearly €100 million in H1 2022
An analysis by Atlas VPN reveals that GDPR fines hit a total of €97.29 million in the first half of 2022, an increase of 92% over H1 2021.
Crypto hackers stole almost $2 billion in H1 2022
The interest in cryptocurrencies is diminishing worldwide — the NFTs market is dwindling, and Bitcoin is experiencing the biggest price drop in 11 years. Yet, the cybercriminals continue to make billions by targeting various crypto projects.