Tag Archives: Data breach

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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Top 5 highest-profile data breaches in 2020 (so far)

According to NordVPN Teams, cybercriminals are currently exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to carry out highly advanced cyberattacks, irregardless of industry or company size. During the first six months of 2020, several Fortune 500 businesses became victims of major data breaches, after which hackers were able to sell account credentials and …

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Study reveals 40% of all corporate email breaches occurred on websites used for personal purposes

Researchers from NordVPN Teams analysed global breach activity and looked at over 1.7 million email breaches that affected the world’s largest enterprises across different sectors. The research revealed that people tend to use their corporate emails for registrations regardless of whether the registration is for corporate or personal purposes. It also …

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New research reveals IT concerns over data breaches

 Research published by Exonar has revealed that 94 per cent of IT professionals have experienced a data breach, and an overwhelming majority (79 per cent) are worried that their current organisation could be next.  The survey of 500 IT professionals found that when it comes to cybersecurity, employee data breaches …

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