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