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42% of Executives suffered from a serious cyberattack within the last 2 years
Atlas VPN discovered a recently released and first-of-its-kind survey revealing that 42% of executives or their family members experienced a cyberattack, the consequences of which were as severe as a data breach of the whole company.
Meta received over 800k user data requests from governments in 2022
According to recent findings by Atlas VPN, government requests for user data from Meta are on the rise.
You are most likely to get a phishing email on Monday
Among the myriad of tactics employed by cybercriminals, phishing emails continue to reign as one of the most prevalent and effective methods.
Nearly 1,000,000 Apps rejected from Apple App Store for Privacy Violations
From 2020 to 2022, Apple has rejected 958,000 applications from appearing on the App Store due to privacy violations, recent findings by Atlas VPN reveal.
People spend around 876 hours per year on social media
Find out how much time people spend on social media in different countries across the world.
Interest in cybersecurity and career opportunities surge in May 2023
Current data from Google Trends reveals that public interest in cybersecurity and careers in the field has grown significantly since the beginning of 2022 and reached an all-time high in May 2023.
Federal agencies reported over 30 thousand cyber incidents in FY22
In the fiscal year 2022, agencies saw fewer cyberattacks overall, which decreased by around 6%. There were 30,659 cyberattacks in FY 2022, according to the OMB's annual FISMA report to Congress, down from 32,509 in 2021.
42% of IT leaders told to keep data breaches confidential
Data breaches can seriously threaten businesses, resulting in significant financial losses, legal ramifications, and reputational damage. In case of such incidents, organizations must act immediately and transparently to minimize the damage to their customers and stakeholders.