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49% of IT professionals believe AI poses an existential threat to humanity
Artificial intelligence (AI) is closer to us than ever before. The technology is gaining ground not only among the businesses that have employed AI to automate tasks and generate cybersecurity strategies, but is also trending among everyday people who create AI-generated images. However, could AI pose a threat to humanity?
Hacked TikTok accounts cost less than a McDonald's meal
Social network and entertainment accounts are increasingly finding a home in dark web marketplaces. Currently, the majority of darknet markets sell stolen identities.
Top 5 crypto cyberthreat statistics of the last year
In this article, the Atlas VPN team has compiled a list of the top five most notable cryptocurrency threat statistics and findings of the last year.
Revealed: Instagram users are most likely to get their accounts hacked
With the social media user base growing daily, social media account hacks are becoming increasingly common. However, user profiles of some social media platforms get compromised more often than others.
Google Chrome has the most reported vulnerabilities among browsers in 2022
All internet users need a browser to access a vast variety of websites available on the World Wide Web. As a result, browsers collect a wide range of sensitive data — from online account passwords to credit card details and more.
Report: US Nuclear Security body failed to implement cybersecurity measures
A recent document acquired by Atlas VPN reveals that a federal watchdog chastised the US agency in charge of maintaining and modernizing the country's nuclear arsenal for lax cybersecurity procedures that jeopardize both IT and operational technology networks.
Almost 40% of businesses lose over $100,000 per cyberattack
Successful cyberattacks can cause significant financial losses and harm to businesses. According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team, 37% of companies lose over $100,000 per cyberattack on average. Besides the financial damages, businesses also ruin their reputation, lose corporate information and experience disruption of partner operations.
Trojans targeting mobile banking grew by over 110% in H1 2022
The number of mobile banking trojans reached a record-breaking 109,561 detections in H1 2022, representing a 117% increase over the 50,450 detections in H2 2021.
Revealed: Top 10 educational iOS apps that collect the most personal data
Educational apps are popular year-round, but they come in especially handy with the start of the school season. However, while they might benefit your or your kids' learning , they might harm your privacy. To help mobile users understand what information such apps collect, the Atlas VPN team decided to investigate the privacy of popular educational apps.