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IoT Devices at Risk of Compromising your Digital Identity

IoT devices have reinvented both home and office environments. With such high-tech assistants, people discover comfort and accessibility on a whole new level.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Installing a VPN on router? The how and why explained

Setting up a VPN on routers might sound like a hassle. The standard choice, especially for newbies, is to install VPN apps on their devices.

HOW-TO | 4 min Read

39% of Spam Emails Offer Fake Medical Products

According to data collected and analyzed by Atlas VPN, health-related spam emails was the most common category of spam last year. In 2019, 39% of spam emails were promoting fake pharmaceuticals and health cures.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

What is Cloud VPN Exactly?

The label Cloud VPN usually refers to a specific type of VPN technology that focuses on securing the cloud and its resources. While this is the traditional, widespread definition, the industry does not shy away from deliberately modifying its meaning.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Cybercrime Damages to Reach $27 Billion by 2025, New Estimation Reveals

According to Atlas VPN estimations, damages caused by cybercrime are expected to reach more than $27 billion by 2025. Throughout the last 6-years, cybercrime damages increased by an average of 37,44% per year.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

What is HTTPS and why it matters?

To some, HTTPS versus HTTP looks like nothing more than an added “s” to a meaningless URL. But for those who care about online security, the “s” carries plenty of meaning.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

How to use Netflix to its full potential?

Learning how to use Netflix opens the gate to a rich and diverse library of shows. While the original collection is enormous, users from different countries might receive only a small portion of it.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Interest in Telemedicine Grows by 525% Worldwide

As quarantine goes on, interest in the "telemedicine" keyword is rising globally. Data compiled by Atlas VPN reveals that in 2020, the interest rate in telemedicine has increased by 525% worldwide.

REPORTS | 3 min Read

Taking a remote exam? Not without a tool monitoring your privacy

Taking a leap of faith with third-party monitoring software seems risky? How about having a stranger watch all your actions? This invasive scenario has become a reality for thousands of students around the globe. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, universities decided to test academic integrity via remote proctoring tools.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read