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Cloud Security Stocks Outperform the S&P 500 by Over 37%
In the past few months, many stocks in the market experienced record-high losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, data gathered and analyzed by Atlas VPN shows that cloud security stocks not only held their own but, in some cases, saw significant growth.
Free proxy: the good and the bad
It’s no surprise free proxy servers have grown in popularity over the years. With the controversies around Net Neutrality and government censorship, more netizens are looking for ways to access restricted content and combat surveillance.
43% US Risk Professionals Say Cyber Incidents will Thrive in 2020, Businesses Ready to Invest
Data gathered and analyzed by Atlas VPN shows that 43% of business professionals predict US companies will get involved in a cyber accident by the end of 2020. The statistics reveal risks US businesses may be facing in 2020.
A secret network of malicious app developers revealed
A group of at least 27 app developers caught committing fraud on a secret network via Google Play Store. With 101 applications combining in over 69 million installs, there's still much about this secret group that is unknown.
37% of Businesses Expect to Grow by Investing in Cybersecurity
According to Atlas VPN investigation, 37% of business advisors believe that cybersecurity is a top priority investment for firms in 2020.
What is split tunneling?
Whereas the VPN tunnel encapsulates all data by default, split tunneling lets you choose which traffic parts you want to secure. There are specific cases when split tunneling your VPN can come in handy.
62% of Americans are still going to workplaces despite most COVID-19 cases
According to Atlas VPN investigation, lockdowns successfully reduced the mobility of citizens, but 62% of Americans are still going to work. Recently, Google published its user’s location data to show how quarantine impacted the behaviors of citizens in various countries. Here, baseline or 0% is data from the beginning of the year, from January 3 to February 6.
Houseparty denies hacking charges, but is it safe to use?
Houseparty, along with Zoom, is one of the video-calling services that has exploded in popularity amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. Over the last week alone, the group video chat app reached over two million downloads and became a virtual household to many young people worldwide.