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WireGuard — a fast, modern, and secure VPN protocol now on Atlas VPN
As our team always strives to go hand in hand with the most current advancements in both the technology and security fields, we're introducing support for WireGuard® — the latest and most advanced VPN protocol on the market.
Social media attacks increased by 83% year-to-date
Now more than ever, threat actors rely on several attack channels to steal from customers and harm businesses. As more people are starting to use social media, cybercriminals see it as another opportunity to benefit.
Over 60% of global ransomware attacks are directed at the US and UK
Criminals use ransomware as a weapon to damage businesses or countries' cybersecurity and obtain critical information. Since the United States is one of the most powerful countries, it is a perfect target to launch cyberattacks.
24% of Americans share work passwords with people outside the organization
Data presented by Atlas VPN reveals that 24.39% of Americans share work passwords with people outside of their workplace.
Microsoft, Cloudflare, and Google emerge as the most spam-friendly Internet Service Providers
Unsolicited electronic communication, known as spam, at best is annoying, however, at worse can pose many dangers. While the spam issue is as old as the internet itself, to this day, many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have done very little to prevent spammers operating from their networks.
Millennials and Gen Z members are the least likely to report cybercrime
Elderly individuals are usually thought to be the ones who have less experience with modern technologies and are more vulnerable to cybercrime online. However, as new findings suggest, that might be completely false.
Browsers with the best (and worst) privacy
What are the qualifications for a privacy-focused browser? Mainly, users assume such programs are capable of fending off intrusive practices…
79% of enterprises have increased their adoption of advanced security technologies
79% of companies have increased their adoption of advanced security technologies to combat the increase in cyber attacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blockchain hackers have stolen over $1 billion in Q3 2021
Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency hype have gotten a lot of attention in the past years. However, it has also become a goldmine for cybercriminals who exploit blockchain’s network design, implementation, and other things to get a quick buck.