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Top 10 VPNs had 31 million installs YTD, generating $23M in revenue
According to data analyzed by Atlas VPN, 10 best-known VPN applications hit 31 million mobile downloads in total during the first five months of 2020. At the same time, these VPN services generated 23 million dollars through in-app purchases.
SPI firewall for more sophisticated protection
SPI (stateful packet inspection) firewall is a sophisticated variant of the traditional firewall. It is an advanced security mechanism…
US government to spend over $18 billion on cybersecurity
According to Atlas VPN investigation, the US government is set to allocate $18.78 billion for cybersecurity spending in 2021. The Department of Defense (DOD) requested the most funding for cybersecurity purposes by far, with $9.85 billion.
What is vishing? Tips for spotting and stopping it
Vishing (or voice call phishing) can affect anyone who owns a phone. Similar to other types of phishing, vishing heavily relies on social…
Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and risks they pose
Cross-site scripting (or XSS) is a sneaky invasion that turns benign and reliable websites into malware transmitters. Typically, hackers…
How to recognize scareware and its alarming tactics
Scareware is one of the sneakiest methods to prey on unwitting users. With bogus alerts and rogue programs, threat actors manipulate people…
Difference between TCP and UDP protocols
TCP and UDP protocols have a pivotal role in data transmission online. UDP is the ideal choice for time-sensitive communications, while the…
46% of C-level executives had been targeted by spyware in 2019
According to data compiled by Atlas VPN, 46% of C-level officers suffered from a spyware attack last year. IT specialists revealed that senior management and C-suite executives are most likely to suffer from a malicious attack within the company.