Who is responsible for an Internet Banking fraud?

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An interesting question. Well, one that I’ve been asked several times about Internet Banking. However, I’ve never had a simple reply. Generally speaking, “who is responsible” for anything is a question that a judicial body answers. Advocates, Academicians, and Experts have opinions. We have seen cases wherein lakhs of rupees have been transferred from one bank account to another with … Read More

Cyber Bullying is real, but here is what you can do

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Cyber Bullying is a plague contaminating the entire Indian Social Media space rapidly. School students, Adults, Professionals and even the elderly have been a victim of Cyber Bullying. Sona Mohapatra, a renowned musician in the Indian music fraternity was publicly Cyber Bullied by fans of the actor, Salman Khan for days, after her tweet  about his latest controversy went viral. Personally, … Read More

How to Check if your Child is being Cyber Bullied?

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The use of Internet among people is increasing day by day specially, the younger generation. They are using it for just about everything (studying, shopping, banking, social interaction, finding jobs, earning money) but few use it for committing cyber crime too. Cyber bullying is one of those crimes. What is Cyber Bullying? The use of electronic communication to bully a … Read More

Internet Privacy in India: A socio-legal perspective

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Everybody has their own way of defining privacy. In simple words, privacy is the right of an individual to make a personal decision regarding his personal matters secluded from public scrutiny. Often people get confused between privacy and security. They are close cousins but different. With the advent of Internet, a new term called Internet Privacy has come into the … Read More

Digital India Myths: Virus

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This post is the first in a series about the myths that people in India have about Computers, Mobiles, Internet and the Cyber Space. While the Digital India is supposedly growing in the metropolitan cities, the real (needs to be) Digital India is living in a disconnect and most blacked out zones of awareness. We need to progress, yes all … Read More

Protect Chrome from killing your computer’s RAM

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If you are among the geeky ones, I’m sure you’ve tried to look at the processes in the task manager that eat up your CPU and Memory. And if you haven’t it is a good trick to identify the horrid applications when your computer starts slowing down. Try killing the process that is eating up a lot of memory and it … Read More

Secure Yourself Against Malware

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Malwares are silent killers. Most of us see them as something harmless and majority of times we don’t even realize that our system is infected by a malware. This is so because its effects seem similar to that of a hardware malfunction. So what exactly does a malware do? Malware as the name suggests stands for “MALicious softWARE.” It is specially … Read More

Computer and Internet Ethics

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Computer-Internet-Ethics

When we talk about “ethics” we refer to attitude, values, beliefs and habits possessed by a person or a group. The sense of the word is directly related to the term “morality” as Ethics is the study of morality. Meaning of Computer Ethics It is not a very old term. Until 1960’s there was nothing known as “computer ethics”. Walter … Read More