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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.
Set up VPN client on Android
Gone are the days when what you did on the internet was no one’s concern. Luckily, a VPN client is what can make the internet perform just how you like it.
Facebook’s Messenger set to add your location and battery status sharing
People love being connected. Social media made us more networked than ever, giving us the power to build genuine connections.
Over 35,500 coronavirus-related websites reported as scam
According to Atlas VPN research, cumulatively, scammers created over 35,500 unique websites related to COVID-19 in the last month. Here, they tried to swindle money by selling masks, hand-sanitizers, or even virus testing kits.