Monthly Archives: April 2020

Cybercriminals: how they monetize your stolen data?

RapidVPN/ April 18, 2020/ Blog/

We are long past the time when the 14-year old teenage hacker was trying to spoof a defense network for the fun of it and just because they can. It still happens, but one thing is clear – hacking has become big business. Everyone has notice of China allegedly managing to steal billions of dollars annually in intellectual property and

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Meet Six Hacker Millionaires: The HackerOne group

RapidVPN/ April 9, 2020/ Blog/

Bug bounty platform HackerOne that six hackers have become millionaires after participating in the bug bounty programs managed by the platform.  The first white hat hacker that was able to earn over $1 million through HackerOne programs was Santiago Lopez from Argentina. He is a 19-year-old hacker who goes online with the moniker ‘@try_to_hack’ and is a member of the

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Are employees the weakest link in the company’s cybersecurity?

RapidVPN/ April 3, 2020/ Blog/

According to many researchers, the weakest link in cybersecurity of a company it the occupant of the space between the chair and keyboard. It seems that the phishing attacks are actually on the uptick, so the employees are a bigger security weakness than any type of technological vulnerability. As a rule, it is human nature for effective employees throughout an

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