Atlas VPN blog

Your daily reads on everything digital



Do you need a VPN at home?

Locked front doors and closed blinds give homeowners a sense of security and privacy. The same reassuring feeling can come from a home VPN…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Busting free VPN myths

Many perceive the free VPN industry as a thorn in their side. As the saying goes: if a service is free, you are the product. Such statements…

PRIVACY | 8 min Read

What is a pharming attack? Basics and prevention

Pharming pursues the same goal as phishing: to harvest sensitive information, typically exploited for financial gain. However, the tactics…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Should you allow location data sharing?

Location data sharing has proven to be distasteful, invasive, and borderline dangerous. Many companies have the power to keep tabs on our…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Stay safe during your next online shopping spree

Online shopping is the shortest route for some retail therapy. Despite the comfort, near-endless selection, and speedy deliveries, digital…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Unblock access to social media with a VPN for Facebook

Hit a wall when trying to access Facebook? Do not call it a day just yet. A VPN for Facebook is the secret weapon you can use to blast…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

Privacy and security in top operating systems

Operating systems serve as foundations for all your activities. They guide each process and maintain a balanced machine. However, they are…

PRIVACY | 11 min Read

The concept of zero trust network and its principles

A zero trust network treats all users as equally unreliable and prioritizes strict identity verification. This security architecture stands…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

How to recognize a fake website

A fake website trend agitates even the seasoned techies. Scammers can build lookalikes of crowd-pleasing and trending platforms. Fraudulent…

PRIVACY | 5 min Read

What is a default gateway?

A default gateway is a real trooper of your network. It deals with the smooth delivery of packets outside the original network. Once you…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Dictionary attack: do not use words as passwords

A dictionary attack exploits one of the password sins: using actual words. Recent pages in history highlight account security, with…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

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