Gamers in India facing highest risk of infection, theft

Among PC users, gamers are most at threat in India, a report by Kaspersky Lab indicates. In 2012, Kaspersky recorded 7,000 attempts every day to infect gamers around the world. The report states that in 2012, the top three countries targeted by cyber-criminals were Russia, China, and India. These are the countries where gamers face … Continue reading

Office 2013 vs Office 365: Should you buy or subscribe?

Pirated or legal, the vast majority of us use Microsoft Office. It’s impossible to imagine computers without Word, Excel and PowerPoint and very few people are fully satisfied with the alternatives that have appeared over the years. One huge reason for that is piracy—since the very first Windows PCs appeared in Indian homes and offices, … Continue reading

BBM 7 with BBM Voice should be available in India soon

BBM 7 with BBM Voice should be available in India soon While BBM 7.0 with BBM Voice is not available in India currently, some indicators show it should be available in India very soon—within the next few weeks, what with the impending launch of BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion‘s (RIM) do-or-die OS BlackBerry 10 on January … Continue reading

New app lets women alert friends, family when in danger

New app lets women alert friends, family when in danger If you’re a woman living in India, the past few days might have led you to question your safety in the country – be it on the streets, in public places, public transports – and lot of this can be attributed to the recent event … Continue reading

Twitter uproar causes Vodafone to unblock WordPress in Mumbai

Twitter uproar causes Vodafone to unblock WordPress in Mumbai On Wednesday, Vodafone lifted a blanket block it had put on the free WordPress domain (WordPress.com) on its 2G and 3G mobile networks in Mumbai. We had reported earlier that WordPress was blocked in Mumbai by Vodafone since a few months, the earliest instance of which … Continue reading

Child Porn on Indian Government websites

Child Porn on Indian Government websites One of the ‘The Hacker News‘ reader inform us today about porn content on some Indian Government websites. After analyzing such websites, we came across more than 30 sub domains belongs to ‘entegramam.gov.in‘ . Where ‘entegramam’ means “My village” and all sub domains of this website are names of the different cities of Kerala state. … Continue reading

‘Internet to contribute $100 billion to India’s GDP by 2015’

‘Internet to contribute $100 billion to India‘s GDP by 2015′Internet services and devices industry has potential to increase its contribution to up to USD 100 billion (about Rs. 5.5 lakh crore) to India’s GDP and generate about 2.2 crore jobs by 2015, a report by McKinsey & Company said on Wednesday. Internet related technology industry … Continue reading

Android malware to rise in 2013, predicts ESET

Android malware to rise in 2013, predicts ESET In its latest study, ESET points out that viruses and worms spreading through flash drives along with rise in malware targeting Android OS are the main trends of malware landscape in India in 2013. In its official statement, ESET adds that as per its last year’s report, … Continue reading

Village in Bihar fining its women for using mobile phones

Village in Bihar fining its women for using mobile phones Ladies, imagine being fined for using your mobile phone! Women in a village in Bihar are facing exactly such a predicament. Reportedly, a village panchayat in Bihar has asked its womenfolk not to use cellular phones, and have threatened them with heavy fines if they … Continue reading

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