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US political ad spend on Google exceeds $384 million in the last 2 years
According to data presented by the Atlas VPN research team, US political advertisement spend on Google, YouTube, and partner outlets exceed $384.94 million in the past 2 years. In total, there were 414,285 political ads on Google targeting US citizens since May 30, 2018.
Belarus registers over 2.1 million cyber attacks in the last 31 days — 19% of all threats in Europe
As political tensions are growing in Belarus, so are the cyber threats. According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, Belarus faced 2,125,592 cyber attacks in the last 31 days —that is 68,567 attacks per day on average. Cyber attacks directed at Belarus make up 19.02% of all the cyber threats aimed at Europe, placing Belarus in the number one spot in the continent.
Why two-factor authentication is worth your time
Two-factor authentication (multi-factor authentication or 2FA) reforms the way we approach accounts and their security. Linking them to an…
Does a VPN slow down internet speed?
Every privacy-conscious netizen knows that VPNs are among the best online security tools. While they are incredibly useful, one of the main…
Interest in VPNs surges by 1150% in the Philippines
According to Atlas VPN investigation, interest in VPNs surged by 1150% in the Philippines due to a special mobile game offer. To honor Brazil’s day of independence, which will happen on September 7, 2020, Moonton, a mobile game developer, prepared a gift for Brazilians - multiple free skins on their mobile game - Mobile Legends.
We all know what a firewall is: it stops a real fire from spreading. However, its virtual counterpart operates similarly. For over 25 years…
Australians have lost nearly $90 million to scams in 2020
According to data analyzed by the Atlas VPN research team, Australians have reported 99,321 scam events since the beginning of the year, resulting in$89.6 million in losses.Notably, $3.3 million were lost to coronavirus-related frauds.
82% of IT leaders plan to adopt 5G in the next 6 – 12 months
According to data acquired Atlas VPN investigation, 82% of IT leaders across different industries plan to implement a 5G connection in the next 6 - 12 months.