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How to disable VPN and why it might be a mistake
You can disable VPN through VPN or network settings for all online traffic or select apps. Temporarily disconnecting while using a home…
Over 70% of organizations suffered two or more ransomware attacks in the past 12 months
Ransomware has become a popular means for cybercriminals to cash in on their activities. They use ransomware to encrypt companies' essential data and ask to pay a ransom in return. If companies have not backed up their information, they must dig into their pockets to get it back.
How not to fall for Cash App scams
Cash App scams involve fraudsters targeting this quick payment app and its user communities. Scammers can impersonate legit customer support…
What is vanish mode? Using it on Messenger and Instagram
Vanish mode is not a regular chat via Facebook Messenger or Instagram. Users can enable it after they swipe up from the bottom of a…
Amazon Web Services is the most exploited cloud platform in 2022
As more and more consumers are shifting to cloud technologies, so are cybercriminals, and their eyes are aimed at the biggest market players.
Americans lost a record $68 million to job & business opportunities scams in 2022 Q1
Data analyzed by Atlas VPN shows that US citizens lost over $68.3 million to various job and business offer scams in the first quarter of 2022.
Avoid these common cybersecurity and privacy mistakes
Making cybersecurity or privacy mistakes, big and small, has high stakes. The internet usage covers many activities, from completing online…
Online fraud complaints in the US could reach a record high of 1 million in 2022
According to the data compiled by Atlas VPN, online fraud complaints in the United States are expected to reach a record 1.11 million in 2022, driven by various factors such as an increase in cyber threats.
Apple’s Safari browser now has more than 1 billion users
Browsers can connect you to any place on the internet. It retrieves and renders data to show it nicely on your screen. Nowadays, you can choose from an extensive range of programs. However, some browsers can be better for your privacy and security.