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Telecom giant Airtel has been accused of injecting lines of code into its users' web browsers without their knowledge, whenever they visit a web page via its 3G network.
Their Application design is very poor and their development server is weakly configured. The hack was a little tricky and involved many steps to get to the database. Once we got to the database it was like winning a lottery. It had all the user details along with credit card transaction history and unused vouchers. The voucher codes are not even out yet. Its obvious that we wont be using credit card details and voucher codes. We dropped them a mail but no response from their side as of now.
On the poet's 155-birth anniversary celebrated on May 9, the Society for Natural Language Technology Research (SNLTR), set up under the West Bengal government's Information Technology Department in 2007, has inaugurated the services on an App for Android users
- IP traffic will grow 4-fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth rate of 33%.
- IP traffic will reach 4.0 Exabytes per month in 2019, up from 967 Petabytes per month in 2014.
- IP networks will carry 132 Petabytes per day in 2019, up from 32 Petabytes per day in 2014.
- IP traffic will reach an annual run rate of 48.3 Exabytes in 2019, up from an annual run rate of 11.6 Exabytes in 2014.
- IP traffic will reach 3 Gigabytes per capita in 2019, up from 1 Gigabytes per capita in 2014.
- Average IP traffic will reach 12 Tbps in 2019, and busy hour traffic will reach 39 Tbps.
- In 2019, the gigabyte equivalent of all movies ever made will cross India's IP networks every 1 hours.
Indian music streaming service Gaana, which has over 7.5 million monthly visitors, has been comprised by a hacker and its user information database is now exposed.
National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and Data Security Council of India has announced the launch of the NASSCOM Cyber Security Task Force that aims to build India as a global hub for providing cyber security solutions, developing cyber security R&D plan and develop a skilled workforce of cyber security experts.
The lenders have modelled themselves like microfinance institutions. They get funds from banks and other funders at interest rates that are slightly above the prime lending rate, and they charge their borrowers an interest rate of 18-24%. The lenders say the default rate is in low single digits.
However, for the lenders, this is a risky business, warned Samir Bhatia, founder and CEO of SMECorner."There is no security and no way to monitor the end user.These sellers operate out of homes and there is no permanency of business," he said.
Paperless transactions through the internet, ATM, cards and mobile devices have surpassed paper-based ones in the year leading to March 15, reiterating the fact that Indians are moving towards virtual payment.
Grants have been made through Google.Org to Childline India Foundation that provides a free phone service, 1098, for children in need of help or protection, Bachpan Bachao Andolan that protects and rescues children from slavery, trafficking, and forced labour, and Tulir which works to prevent and heal child sexual abuse across India.
During the 80s, US and some other European countries developed super computers, which were critical for developing satellites and nuclear weapons. These countries refused to transfer the knowledge of creating super computers to India, and it created a major issue in our progress.