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Over 400 million malware infections detected in last 30 days, more than 10 million daily
Data compiled by Atlas VPN reveals there have been nearly 404 million malware infections during the last 30 days worldwide, which makes over 10 million cases per day. More than 64% of the malicious attacks were targeting educational institutions.
39% of Spam Emails Offer Fake Medical Products
According to data collected and analyzed by Atlas VPN, health-related spam emails was the most common category of spam last year. In 2019, 39% of spam emails were promoting fake pharmaceuticals and health cures.
Cybercrime Damages to Reach $27 Billion by 2025, New Estimation Reveals
According to Atlas VPN estimations, damages caused by cybercrime are expected to reach more than $27 billion by 2025. Throughout the last 6-years, cybercrime damages increased by an average of 37,44% per year.
Interest in Telemedicine Grows by 525% Worldwide
As quarantine goes on, interest in the "telemedicine" keyword is rising globally. Data compiled by Atlas VPN reveals that in 2020, the interest rate in telemedicine has increased by 525% worldwide.
US sends 32x more COVID-19 related spam emails than Russia
According to data extracted and analyzed by Atlas VPN, coronavirus-related spam emails sent from the US outnumber spam emails from Russia by more than 32 times.
Hackers Attacked Businesses 22 Million Times In The Last 7 Days Globally
According to data compiled and analyzed by Atlas VPN, hackers attacked businesses more than 22 million times during the last week worldwide. Over 63% of these hacking attempts were malware attacks.
US faces DDoS attacks nearly 4 times more often than China
Data acquired by Atlas VPN reveals that the US experienced nearly 4 times more DDoS attacks in March than China. Research shows that the US was DDoS-attacked over 175 thousand times, while China suffered 45 thousand attacks.
Number of leaked government records increases by 278% in Q1, 2020
According to Atlas VPN research compiled from various publicly available sources, the number of exposed government and individual politician records increased by 278% when comparing the first quarters of 2019 and 2020. During the first quarter of 2019, there were over 4.5 million breaches of individual politicians records or government bodies globally.
Cloud Security Stocks Outperform the S&P 500 by Over 37%
In the past few months, many stocks in the market experienced record-high losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, data gathered and analyzed by Atlas VPN shows that cloud security stocks not only held their own but, in some cases, saw significant growth.