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Cybercrime caused over $25 billion in damages globally since 2015
According to an analysis by Atlas VPN, cybercrime damages across the world reach $25.4 billion since 2015. Newsfeeds around the world have been buzzing with various high-profile cyber incidents for the better part of the decade.
Ransomware attacks surge by over 150% in 2021
Businesses and people around the world suffer ransomware attacks every day. Exceptionally since the pandemic started, we hear more and more about hackers abusing vulnerabilities.
Global VPN downloads surpass 600 million in 2021 H1
According to data based on the VPN Adoption Index by Atlas VPN, Virtual Private Network (VPN) downloads sky-rocketed to 616 million in the first half of 2021 from 85 selected countries.
What is iOS Private Relay, and how does it compare to a VPN?
iOS Private Relay is a promising feature to be at your disposal after the iOS 15 release. Without a doubt, its potential is phenomenal, and…
US military personnel lost over $822 million to scams since 2017
According to research conducted by Atlas VPN, US military members lost $822.1 million to different types of internet crime between 2017 and June 30, 2021. Military personnel filed more than 836,374 reports of fraud, identity theft, and other consumer concerns with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
VPN data usage: does VPN work on cellular data?
VPN data usage might be a concern for mobile users aiming to preserve their cellular data. Typically, VPNs appear in contexts discussing Wi…
45% of offers selling corporate network access on the dark web cost less than $1K
The cybercriminal market has evolved and changed in the past year due to the pandemic. Many new people started to flood the market, trying to earn a quick buck off people and organizations, which did not establish a reliable security system.
Crédit Agricole, Facebook, and Microsoft are the most impersonated brands in URL phishing attacks
Criminals continue to impersonate well-known brands to trick people into giving up their personal information.