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How to password protect any file [On Windows and Mac]
Learning how to password protect a file or folder means securing it from unauthorized access. You might have experienced the mild panic of…
Delete Netflix history to stop unwanted suggestions
Trying to delete Netflix history means getting rid of your previously streamed titles. Curiosity might have pushed you to watch some quirky…
Revealed: Top 10 most privacy-invasive educational apps on Android
While it is not secret that app manufacturers collect insights and information about their users, it is a much bigger issue among education apps since they are highly used by children. As study season is approaching, the Atlas VPN team decided to look at the privacy of popular education apps and see how much user data they gather.
Cybersecurity tips for the next school year
Coming back to school is stressful enough, and cybersecurity for kids can get neglected amidst the chaos. However, digital security is one…
Americans lost an unprecedented $3.56 billion to online fraud in H1 2022
A recent analysis by Atlas VPN reveals that US citizens lost a record $3.56 billion to various types of online fraud in the first half of 2022, an increase of almost 53% over the same period last year.
Why is internet slow? Ways to fix sluggish connections
Why is the internet slow or less high-speed than usual? Such connectivity issues could root in increased Wi-Fi signal interference or…
Worst apps for privacy users should delete
The worst apps for privacy include some of the most popular smartphone applications. Hit social media platforms, messaging services, and…
One in four Russians downloaded VPN apps in H1 2022, a global study reveals
The latest updates for the Global VPN Adoption Index created by Atlas VPN reveals that in H1 2022, VPN downloads reached 215 million. The most significant shift in the market was recorded in Russia, where nearly one-fourth of the population downloaded VPN services.
Top 5 ransomware statistics in the last year
Cybercriminal gangs launch ransomware attacks to encrypt businesses' sensitive data and get paid a significant ransom. Sometimes hackers even use a method called double extortion. They threaten the organization to sell the stolen information online if the ransom is not paid.