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Businesses under rising ransomware attack threats ahead of Black Friday

According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team, retail and commerce businesses are under rising ransomware attack threats ahead of Black Friday sales. Furthermore, malware and social engineering attacks are at the top of methods used to threaten businesses. In Q1 2020, the ransomware attack percentage among malware attacks on retail …

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Average data breach cost surpasses $4 million in 2021, record growth of 10% YoY

  According to data presented by Atlas VPN, the average financial damages caused by a data breach increased by nearly 10% year over year to $4.24 million in 2021. This is the highest spike since 2015. A data breach can have a number of negative implications for a business, including lost sales, …

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34% of UK companies close down after falling victim to ransomware

 Data presented by the Atlas VPN research team reveals that 34% of businesses in the UK are forced to close down as a consequence of falling victim to ransomware attacks. The vast majority of firms have experienced substantial business impact due to ransomware attacks, including revenue loss and brand harm, unforeseen …

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Atlas VPN releases new security tool for monitoring data breaches

Atlas VPN’s new security feature called Data Breach Monitor  helps its users check if their personal information has been leaked online. First, users are prompted to scan their email addresses with Data Breach Monitor. The tool then searches through leaked databases to check whether the data there matches the user’s …

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Atlas VPN completes an independent security audit

Atlas VPN has completed its first independent cybersecurity audit. The security test was conducted by an acknowledged US-based cybersecurity consulting firm VerSprite. Despite careful examination by cybersecurity researchers, no significant vulnerabilities were found that could have been exploited to affect Atlas VPN users. “The blackbox analysis during the Application Penetration Test …

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ATM hacks surged 269% in Europe in 2020 H1, recent findings reveal  

Recent findings by Atlas VPN reveal that cybercriminals started to hack into the ATMs using malware and logical attacks. A logical or malware attack is a type of cyber attack where threat actors alter the ATM software to access the cash dispenser. When hackers gain access to the dispenser, they can …

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