Blue Whale Challenge- What are we missing?

Nitish ChandanLaw2 Comments

The recent blue whale challenge and the suicide of a 14 year old  is an alarm that just rang across the globe. Like many others, I know for a fact that this will be snoozed as well. For another day they said, awareness is a matter for another day. As the world tackles to protect infrastructure and servers whose breach cause catastrophe, … Read More

Sent an obscene photo on a WhatsApp group?

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I’ve been struck with question about obscene content so many times that I feel writing about it is the best solution. I want to analyze this question on two different levels: Moral and Legal. We’ve come across cases where girls and guys have sent their private intimate pictures on WhatsApp groups “by mistake”. The very fact that they were meant … Read More

Download Safe and avoid Ransomware

Nitish ChandanCyber Security1 Comment

The topic that I’m writing about today is pretty basic yet the reason for most of the incidents that happen online. “Download Safe?”, People often ask me (mock, even at times) that how can you “safely download”. There’s this wide array of posters saying download safe, stay safe. But what, really? The most you’ve got to do is type in what … Read More

I Surf Secure Websites, Do You??

Rachiyta JainCyber Forensics, Cyber Security1 Comment

Why does a website need security certificate? Attackers often create malicious sites to gather your information. You should always be cautious while entering your information on any website. Security can be ensured by checking that the website content is in encrypted form. Two elements that indicate a site uses encryption are: a closed padlock, located in the status bar at the … Read More

Everyday Mistakes We Make Online

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When it comes to cyber security, attackers exploit the vulnerable areas of a target. The Cyber Blog India short listed some mistakes we make on daily basis. Downloading third-party apps:  Several people download paid apps from third-party app stores and websites. This possesses a great risk to their privacy. There might be a possibility that the app has been repackaged … Read More

Unlock your Apps with the volume button

Nitish ChandanCyber SecurityLeave a Comment

Who doesn’t like a new method to lock apps? Some tweaking and figiting with your phone is always fun, isn’t it? How about using a touch screen “touch” pattern (Mind you, no drawing of patterns) or a volume button combination pattern to unlock your applications? Yes, it is possible with the help of just another app. Oops AppLock is this security application … Read More

Bleep: A More Secure Way to Message

Arpan SinhaCyber SecurityLeave a Comment

Have you ever wondered your text messages might be at risk? Text messages use server based peer-to-peer messaging technique, which means all your text messages are stored at a server’s database, which can be compromised and your identity can be leaked. Moreover, along with your identity your messages too are at risk.   According to BitTorrent, their new advent, Bleep will … Read More

Avoid Unwanted Ad-Injectors On Chrome

Arpan SinhaCyber Security1 Comment

While browsing you might have come across something like this, and would’ve felt like banging your head against the wall.   Well, this is a result of ad-injectors. Advertisements, as a result of ad-injectors, are inserted almost everywhere on a webpage, making it difficult to browse through without clicking on them. Google claims to have received more than whopping 100,000 … Read More