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Advanced Persistent Threat protection market to grow 2x by 2024 to $10.6 billion

According to Atlas VPN investigation, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) protection market is projected to grow more than two times by 2024 to $10.6 billion. This is mainly due to the ever-increasing amount of internet users as well as the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which creates more potential targets for hackers.

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COVID-19 survivor's blood on dark web costs 3 times more than hiring a hitman

According to data compiled by Atlas VPN, the blood of recovered coronavirus patients costs over three times more than hiring a hitman. Fake vaccines and cures, including blood from allegedly recovered COVID-19 patient, cost 16 thousand dollars; meanwhile you can commission a murder for 5 thousand dollars.

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RDP Attacks Surged by 330% in The US Amid Pandemic

According to data extracted and analyzed by Atlas VPN, remote desktop protocol (RDP) attacks rocketed by 330% in the US amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The rise in cyber-attacks correlates almost precisely with the start of lockdowns worldwide from March 10, 2020.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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