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Hackers targeting home Wi-Fi routers to steal data
Fri, 27th Aug 2021
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New research reveals that 1 in 6 users fail to protect their Wi-Fi routers, making them susceptible to new phishing attacks.
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Cybersecurity strategies must involve every part of the organisation - study
Thu, 7th Jan 2021
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In the past year, a third of the breaches incorporated social engineering techniques and the cost of a breach caused by a human error averaged to $3.33 million.
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Women in tech: Broken rung constrains progress
Tue, 5th Jan 2021
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Only 26% of computing-related jobs are held by women, highlighting gender inequality in the field, according to Laura Tyrell of NordVPN.
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Hackers in your bedroom: Hackers targeting smart sex toys
Thu, 31st Dec 2020
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Hackers can gain control of internet-enabled sex devices, including a male chastity cage, according to new research.
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NordVPN caters to growing demand with server upgrade
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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NordVPN has announced it is upgrading its network to 10Gbps servers, with the intention of bringing NordVPN users better performance and maximum speed.
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COVID-19 sees 400% surge in cyber crime
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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COVID-19 crisis leads to a surge in cyber crimes, with online scams increasing by over 400% in March 2020, according to new research.
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Documents overtake photos in the cloud amid COVID-19
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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storage
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cloud storage
People are storing documents more often than photos and other media files in the cloud by 29% amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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40% of free VPN apps found to leak data
Mon, 16th Nov 2020
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VPN demand skyrockets as political developments increase global concerns for digital privacy, according to NordVPN research.
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Cybersecurity market continues meteoric ascent
Thu, 22nd Oct 2020
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The cybersecurity market continues its meteoric ascent, with cybercrime damages increasing significantly, according to the World Economic Forum.
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NordVPN upgrades infrastructure with launch of colocated servers
Fri, 9th Oct 2020
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NordVPN enhances security with the deployment of colocated servers, offering users increased privacy and ownership control.
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One in five employees download commercially sensitive files onto personal devices
Thu, 8th Oct 2020
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Of these respondents, 40% admitted that the devices either had no password protection or no up-to-date security installed.
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Cyberattacks up 400% compared to pre-COVID-19 levels
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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Earlier this year, the FBI reported that complaints of cyberattacks received by its cyber division had risen to almost 4,000 a day.
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Employees using corporate emails for private purposes putting companies at risk
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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 A new study has revealed 40% of all corporate email breaches occurred on websites used for personal purposes.
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VPN Trust Initiative releases VPN principles for providers and users
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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The Internet Infrastructure Coalition has revealed the VPN Trust Initiative Principles to increase VPN adoption and bolster consumer confidence.
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Malware and email scams targeting employees spread rapidly in Q2
Fri, 18th Sep 2020
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Malware exploiting a decade-old Microsoft Office vulnerability has surged by 400%, according to a study by NordVPN.
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New research reveals most desired blocked internet content
Fri, 14th Aug 2020
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Over 80% of internet users searching how to unblock something online want access to YouTube content, a study has found.
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10 billion records sit in unsecured databases - China leads the pack
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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A white hat hacker hacker uncovered a total of 9517 unsecured databases worldwide, collectively containing more than 10 billion entries.
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New Zealand named amongst most vulnerable countries at risk of cyber attack
Thu, 11th Jun 2020
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NZ listed high for cyber attack risk, says NordVPN study.
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VPN service sees 165% growth in users as remote working ramps up
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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Remote collaboration tools, virtual meeting software as well as VPNs are all seeing growth due to a surge in remote working.
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NordPass releases new features on the back of extensive audit
Thu, 12th Mar 2020
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biometrics
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NordPass has launched new features for PCs and mobiles, including the ability to share passwords, as well as new mobile features and native apps.
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NordVPN launches password manager
Tue, 3rd Dec 2019
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encryption
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NordVPN unveils NordPass, revolutionizing password management with superior security.
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NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
Thu, 14th Nov 2019
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encryption
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A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
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Hackers access NordVPN server, users unaffected
Wed, 23rd Oct 2019
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NordVPN server breach in 2018 uncovered; company claims no user data compromised.
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Unsecured WiFi leaving schools vulnerable to attack
Fri, 9th Aug 2019
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While the internet has transformed the learning process in schools, it’s also given rise to new dangerous online threats.