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VPN service lets users pay what they want amid global recession
Atlas VPN, a trusted cybersecurity product, already recognized by large media outlets globally, introduces the Pay-What-You-Want feature on…
Nearly 50% of newly added billion-dollar enterprises provide storage and cybersecurity products
Atlas VPN research team discovered that there had been a significant increase in new enterprise software firms in the last year, with…
Automotive cyber incidents doubled in 2019, reaching 188 vulnerabilities
According to Atlas VPN investigation, automotive hacking incidents more than doubled in 2019 compared to the data of 2018. Data also reveals that from 2016 to 2019, the number of automotive hacking incidents jumped more than 7 times.
Nearly half of startups saw their revenue drop by 40% or more amid COVID-19 pandemic
According to Atlas VPN investigation, 40% of startups saw their revenue drop by 40% or more during the COVID-19 pandemic. It turns out that the impact of the pandemic on startups’ revenue varies greatly depending on the industry the company is in.
Top 10 VPNs had 31 million installs YTD, generating $23M in revenue
According to data analyzed by Atlas VPN, 10 best-known VPN applications hit 31 million mobile downloads in total during the first five months of 2020. At the same time, these VPN services generated 23 million dollars through in-app purchases.
US government to spend over $18 billion on cybersecurity
According to Atlas VPN investigation, the US government is set to allocate $18.78 billion for cybersecurity spending in 2021. The Department of Defense (DOD) requested the most funding for cybersecurity purposes by far, with $9.85 billion.
46% of C-level executives had been targeted by spyware in 2019
According to data compiled by Atlas VPN, 46% of C-level officers suffered from a spyware attack last year. IT specialists revealed that senior management and C-suite executives are most likely to suffer from a malicious attack within the company.
Financial fraud reports in the US jumped by 104% in 2020 Q1
According to data extracted and analyzed by Atlas VPN, financial fraud complaints in the US jumped by over 104% in 2020 Q1 compared to 2019 Q1. Financial identity theft occurs when fraudsters gain access to the victims’ financial information and use it for their gain whilst pretending to be the victim.
Ransomware attacks spike by 140%, 57% of organizations agree to pay
Data extracted and analyzed by Atlas VPN reveals, the amounts of demanded ransom payments increased by 140%, comparing the numbers of 2018 to 2019. More and more organizations succumb to blackmail: 57% of organizations settled and paid the ransom during the last 12 months.