Two-factor authentication statistics: A good password is not enough
Jimmy’s email was just hacked. The next day he woke up with a bunch of charges on his credit card he was certain he never made. Jimmy is frustrated and irritated. But what he doesn’t know is that a simple two-factor authentication app could have saved him from all of this trouble. He used
The internet statistics that matter in 2020 and beyond
Over the past few decades, nothing has had a greater influence on our lives than the internet. But how much do we really know about the vast network that now runs the world? To find out, the team at DataProt scoured the World Wide Web for facts and stats about… the World Wide Web. Check out our
Credit card fraud statistics: What are the odds?
Every year, millions of Americans fall victim to fraud cases that cost them, their banks, and the national economy billions of dollars. As consumers embrace online banking and eCommerce, cybercriminals are coming up with increasingly creative ways to steal your money. If you use a credit or debit
Who you gonna call? Check out the latest mobile phone usage statistics
Check out DataProt's guides for the best smartphone security software: Best VPN for Android Best VPN for iOS Best Antivirus for Android Do you remember how old you were when you got your first cell phone? If you were born in the 80s, chances are you didn’t get your hands on a mobile
Phishing Statistics & How to Avoid Taking the Bait
Don’t open that email. Do you recognize the sender’s company name? Is it spelled right? Do you know the sender? We aren’t accustomed to thinking of email messages as dangerous. But experts say we should be paranoid about our inboxes. Spear phishers are after us. Phishing attacks are i
Hacking statistics to give you nightmares
The World Wide Web’s unexpected sprawl has in some ways turned the whole world into a single cyber village. But as the world shifted from a physical to a digital landscape, new threats arose. Criminals began looting the web’s wide-open corporate databases. Social media platforms attracted hac
Browser statistics: Catching the best surf on the Web
Check out our list of the best VPN for Chrome. You don’t need to go far to surf. Or at least that’s the case if you’re prepared to surf waves of data, not water. Ever since Jean Armour Polly coined the phrase “surfing the internet” in 1992, we’ve all used it to describe the process
More than 70 cybercrime statistics – Soon to be a $6 trillion problem
Gathering precise and reliable statistics about cybercrime is difficult. Assessing the true number of cybercrime victims, for example, is next to impossible. Most of the information comes from two types of sources, both of which are unreliable and biased. Government reports from agencies like t
The All-Connecting Thread: Internet Usage Statistics
Cyberspace. Information superhighway. The web. No matter what you call it, it’s possibly the most important technological innovation since the invention of the wheel. Internet usage statistics demonstrate that the web is interwoven with almost every aspect of our lives: connecting us, providing
Women in tech statistics: Girls get tech
“By teaching our girls to code, we’re not just preparing them to enter the workforce — we’re preparing them to lead it.” — Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology If we want to pinpoint the moment women beg
Better safe than sorry: Cyber security statistics and trends for 2020
Cybersecurity is pretty much a “must have” for internet users today. Think of it as an alarm or automatic lock system for your house. Just as you wouldn’t leave your front door open for thieves, you also don’t want to leave your computer open for hackers. Especially if you’re running a bus
Virus Alert: 31 Antivirus Statistics and Trends
Check out our list of the best antivirus software. Our computers and mobile devices can never be too secure, especially if we keep important files on them or use them for work. Having smart browsing habits and avoiding sketchy-looking websites sure helps a lot, but sometimes a piece of malware st