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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.

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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.

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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.

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43% US Risk Professionals Say Cyber Incidents will Thrive in 2020, Businesses Ready to Invest

Data gathered and analyzed by Atlas VPN shows that 43% of business professionals predict US companies will get involved in a cyber accident by the end of 2020. The statistics reveal risks US businesses may be facing in 2020.

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37% of Businesses Expect to Grow by Investing in Cybersecurity

According to Atlas VPN investigation, 37% of business advisors believe that cybersecurity is a top priority investment for firms in 2020.

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62% of Americans are still going to workplaces despite most COVID-19 cases

According to Atlas VPN investigation, lockdowns successfully reduced the mobility of citizens, but 62% of Americans are still going to work. Recently, Google published its user’s location data to show how quarantine impacted the behaviors of citizens in various countries. Here, baseline or 0% is data from the beginning of the year, from January 3 to February 6.

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Over 35,500 coronavirus-related websites reported as scam

According to Atlas VPN research, cumulatively, scammers created over 35,500 unique websites related to COVID-19 in the last month. Here, they tried to swindle money by selling masks, hand-sanitizers, or even virus testing kits.

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Wyoming is the most coronavirus-concerned US state, unemployment-related topics shoot by 7,000%

According to data acquired by Atlas VPN, Wyoming is the most coronavirus-concerned state in the US. Google Trends tool shows search interest in the “coronavirus” term reaching its peak in Wyoming. The results were gathered on March 30.

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"What is VPN" searches grow by 81% amid COVID-19 pandemic

According to data collected by Atlas VPN, the number of Google searches for "What is VPN" increased by 81% worldwide. The frequency of this query was growing steadily over the first three weeks of March.

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