Safer Internet Day 2018 – Are You Really Safe?

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये) Today is February 06, 2018. You might see a few tweets and Facebook posts here and there about this. Safer Internet Day was started off in 2004 in the UK which is now celebrated in more than 130 countries. People are doing their bit to make the Internet a … Read More

Website Compromised? Here Are Some Steps You Must Follow.

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Crores of websites in India were hacked and put down last year. Lakhs of websites are blacklisted by search engines every week. Thousands of them get permanently banned. You must have come across the warning – “This site may harm your computer.” This is what happens when a site gets blacklisted, and this affects the number of visits on the site. Thus, you … Read More

Now Check Your Personality On Facebook!

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A new tool has been developed by Cambridge University that uses your likes to analyse your psychological traits, religious beliefs, & political opinions. Facebook assesses almost all your activities which includes the likes, shares, comments, amount of time spent on a page, links opened etc, and then designs and customizes target advertisements, but this tool developed by Psychometrics Centre of University … Read More

Award at U.P. Mahila Shiksha Suraksha by Hon’ble Chief Minister of U.P.

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Rachiyta Jain, our Co-Founder and Operations Manager came back home after receiving the award at Mumbai with me for the Cyber Bloggers of the Year. Soon after her return she was interviewed by Hindustan, one of the Hindi Daily Newspapers of the country. A couple of days later, she received a call from the zonal representative of the newspaper that … Read More

Replace OTPs with USB Security key

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Two factor authentication provides an extra layer of security to your account. It provides a method of combining two different kinds of login approaches to add some extra security, but that’s not enough. 2FA is stronger than password based authentication, but it is prone to phishing attacks. An account that has a very strong password, and is secured with a … Read More

Cyber Blogger of the Year

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We are happy to share via this post what a few readers might know. On 28th July 2015, we received the award for the Cyber Blogger of the Year 2015 at the National Conference on Cyber Crime Control jointly organized by the Asian School of Cyber Laws, Home Department (Government of Maharashtra), Mumbai Police Cyber Crime Wing and IIT Bombay. … Read More

Smart Watches and Heaps of Threats

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Ever fancied owning a smart-watch? Or do you own one? Well, you might get stunned after knowing that these wearable devices pose a lot of security risks. Smart watches, smart bands, and even wireless panels can set a threat to your online identity. These are the devices that gain remote access to stuff on your smartphones or computers, referred to as IoT (Internet of … Read More

Truth behind the Battery and Chip video that’s going viral

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A video has recently gone viral about Samsung’s “secret chip” that breaches your privacy. It allegedly is stuck on the battery and it accesses your private videos and pictures and dumps them on to Samsung Servers. Preachers of this weird wild theory have also brought some other vendors into the limelight by saying that these secret chips upload the data even without … Read More

reCAPTCHA: Easy on Humans, Tough on Bots

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Did you ever come across such a thing before: You must be wondering how will this thing decide you’re a robot or not? You just have to click, and a bot can easily click, right? Well, here’s the answer. CAPTCHAs have long relied on the inability of bots to solve distorted text. But according to Google, The primitive CAPTCHA can … Read More