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Who data brokers are, and how they quietly sell your data
Data brokers are entities that collect and sell consumer information. The data broking industry generates billions of dollars, but it also…
Millennials and Gen Zers are most likely to fall for phishing emails, study finds
There is a common misconception that older people, who tend to have less experience with new technologies, are easier to scam online. However, recent data findings suggest that just the opposite is true.
Atlas VPN completes its first independent security audit
Even security companies need security checks. Therefore, we chose the world-leading independent cybersecurity experts from VerSprite to test Atlas VPN. This time we focused on our iOS app, and we're very pleased with the results.
What is Wi-Fi 6? The new standards explained
Wi-Fi 6 is the newest version of the 802.11 standards for wireless network transmissions. In simple terms, it is an upgrade revamping the…
85% of cyberattacks in the US originate internally
Cyberattacks are weapons for criminals to disrupt countries’ cybersecurity and get sensitive or even secret information. As the United States is one of the most influential countries globally, it is a massive target for hackers.
What is FLoC, Google’s cookie alternative?
FLoC is a new type of web tracking that Google expects to pick up after the demise of third-party cookies. The latter has been a cornerstone…
Is Clubhouse a safe social platform to join?
Clubhouse app is (or was) all the rage, tempting with both its unique idea and exclusive invite-only community. Imagine a blend between…
Nearly 50% of organizations hit by ransomware are US-based
Data presented by the Atlas VPN team shows that 45% of organizations hit by ransomware in 2020 are based in the US. Organizations all over the world are being kept hostage by ransomware, and many are being forced to pay criminals because the expense of downtime and loss of reputation if the consumer data goes public outweighs the ransom.