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Over 150,000 COVID-related fraud reports submitted to the US Government YTD
According to data analyzed by the Atlas VPN research team, Americans reported 152,129 coronavirus-related fraud cases since the start of the year. These reports reveal that citizens lost more than $97.39 million to COVID-19 and stimulus check scams.
Principles to know about WebRTC and how to disable it
WebRTC is the standard component of browsers that permits real-time communications and peer-to-peer sharing. It powers the multimedia…
How to use Atlas VPN to stream your favorite sports events
Some sports streaming events have set geographical boundaries, making them available only in specific locations. Most streaming websites log IP addresses to determine the user's location.
Incognito Mode meaning and how private it is
Much like it sounds, Incognito Mode is a popular setting that allows you to go undercover when browsing the net. The feature instantly stops…
Debunking myths on RDP and VPN: how do they differ?
Besides the technical jargon involved, RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) represents a relatively simple concept of accessing computers remotely…
Guide on Virtual Network Computing (VNC) for remote control
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is one of the most sophisticated remote access systems. In short, it allows you to control a computer from a…
Twitter Bitcoin scam reached over 37% of Twitter’s userbase
On July 15th, 2020, between 20:00–22:00 UTC, cybercriminals took over multiple high-profile Twitter accounts to promote a Bitcoin scam. Hackers sent out tweets asking people to send cryptocurrencies to a specified wallet, and in return, the sent amount would be doubled and returned to the sender.
How a transparent proxy regulates your browsing
A transparent proxy operates differently than a conventional proxy server. The traditional intermediary is a gateway that facilitates…