Monthly Archives: March 2019

Google Play store apps, used by millions, are filled with malware

RapidVPN/ March 28, 2019/ Blog/

Creating fake accounts in order to transfer viruses onto people’s computers, phones and tablets – through various applications, is nothing new on the internet scene. However, as the hackers grew more sly and devious, they find ways of breaking into even the most protected Google’s Store. Once they infected certain Play Store’s apps, the game begins. Android users were not

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Email validation company exposes over 800 million records

RapidVPN/ March 20, 2019/ Blog/

An unprotected MongoDB database belonging to a marketing tech company exposed over 800 million records. The discovery was made by security researchers Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia. The database, owned by the email validation firm, was taken offline the same day Diachenko reported it and the company website is currently inaccessible. The owner of the company and the legal

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Beware of stolen domain names

RapidVPN/ March 14, 2019/ Blog/

Domain Hijacking is the most common form of theft these days, as many of the companies which have suffered from this crime noticed. It is a form of theft in which the attacker takes access of a domain name without the real consent of the original owner. There are many reasons why hijacking can happen but some of them include

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7 ways small businesses can protect themselves against DDoS attacks

RapidVPN/ March 7, 2019/ Blog/

Small business companies often assume that they are not the targets for Internet attacks or online frauds or the most dangerous DDoS attacks. But nearly half of cybercriminals target exactly small businesses. So, cybersecurity should also be the main concern for small companies and it’s something business owners should pay attention to. What lulls the small company owners into the

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