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Internet users are estimated to reach 6 billion in the next 5 years
The Internet has become an indispensable part of our lives, transforming how we communicate and access information. As we look ahead, the Internet's influence is set to surge even further.
Interest in cybersecurity and career opportunities surge
Current data from Google Trends reveals that public interest in cybersecurity and careers in the field has grown significantly since the beginning of 2022 and reached an all-time high in May 2023.
36% of researchers fear nuclear-level AI catastrophe
Data presented by Atlas VPN shows that more than a third of credible AI experts believe that AI will cause a nuclear-level AI catastrophe within this century.
Over 40% of people believe AI will replace their job
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has sparked both excitement and fear in the workforce, with over 40% of people believing AI will replace their job.
92% of organisations fell victim to phishing in the past 12 months
According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, 92% of organisations were victims of phishing in the past 12 months, and 86% experienced negative consequences as a result.
Google, Fedora Project, and Microsoft products had the most vulnerabilities in 2022
In today's world, where technology is embedded in every aspect of our lives, it is essential to understand the vulnerabilities present in different software and devices.
Blockchain hackers stole over $3.5 billion in 2022
Blockchain technology has garnered a great deal of attention in recent years for its potential to revolutionise a wide range of industries.
Cyber crime damages incurred by UK manufacturing companies
According to data presented by Atlas VPN, 42% of manufacturers in the UK have been victims of cyber crime within the past year.
Atlas VPN reports – most malware-infected game: Minecraft
The gaming industry continues to grow at an unprecedented rate which, in turn, creates a large attack surface for cybercriminals to abuse. This piece from Atlas VPN discusses the malicious software vulnerabilities of popular online computer game, Minecraft, along with other major gaming titles.
Top 5 crypto cyberthreat statistics of the last year
Firstly, cryptocurrency companies are fairly new to the market but deal with a lot of sensitive information, including the client's funds.
Atlas VPN reports: US Nuclear Security body fail in security 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 jeopardise both IT and operational technology networks.
Pregnancy and period tracking apps corrupt women’s privacy
Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right for women to get an abortion, allowing each state to decide on abortion laws. The decision destroyed 50 years of progress in women’s rights to privacy and the ability to choose for themselves.
52% of women feel their gender is limiting their tech career
Today we can celebrate many great women who have helped shape the world of technology as we know it. From Katherine Johnson, a mathematician whose pioneering work at NASA was instrumental in the success of sending astronauts into orbit, to Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Girls Who Code, which aims to increase the number of women in computer science — these and many other talented women continue to pave the way fo...
Australians afraid of cyber attacks more than COVID-19
The year 2020 presented us with a new challenge, COVID-19, which has impacted the majority of the world. Nevertheless, according to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, 70% of Australians and 66% of Danes named cyber attacks as the primary threat to their countries when asked about top global risks.
Cyber attacks on US companies has risen by 93%
Cyber security has remained a hot topic for organisations as cyber attacks directed at business organisations are on the rise. According to the Atlas VPN investigation, companies across North America reported a 93% increase in cyber attacks in the past 12 months.
Over 400 million malware infections detected in 30 days
Data compiled by Atlas VPN shows that in April there have been over 400 million detected malware infections, which makes over 10 million cases per day. This month, the educational field experienced the largest number of malware attacks.
Hackers attacked businesses 22 million times in one week
According to data compiled and analysed 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.