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Why do people Vent on Social-Media?

Venting on social media refers expressions of our emotions, frustrations, thoughts, or grievances openly and publicly on social media platforms. Sharing personal experiences, problems, or feelings with a wide audience, often with the intention of seeking , support, validation, or letting off anger or frustration over an issue with individual or an organisation. Venting mostly […]

Frauds galore in the name of Income Tax

Digital technology is currently advancing rapidly, and fraudsters are also looking to exploit it as much as possible, and now they are targeting innocent taxpayers. Fraudsters are using Social engineering tactics, which is the practise or art of convincing people to compromise their personal information. They are targeting members who have a PAN card and […]

Don’t take the AI Deep Fake Bait

Artificial Intelligence (AI) focuses on creating intelligent machines that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as understanding natural language, recognising images, making decisions, and solving complex problems. Few possible malicious and criminal use of Al-powered deepfakes (a) Harassing or humiliating an individual and destroying their image and credibility (b) Luring employees into […]

Safeguard your personal data

Data protection refers to the practices and technologies used to safeguard sensitive and personal information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, modification, or destruction. It involves a range of measures, including technical, organisational, and legal steps, to ensure that data is kept safe and secure at all times. Our personal digital rights as per GPDR include […]

Beware of Spoofing

Spoofing is the act of falsifying or disguising one’s identity or data to appear as something or someone else. It can refer to various types of deception in computer networking, including e-mail spoofing, IP spoofing, caller ID spoofing and website spoofing. Spoofing can be a serious threat to security and privacy, and it’s important to […]

Here’s how you can browse safely.

A simple internet search for the best Hyderabadi Biryani restaurant in our neighbourhood might leave internet users open to a world of social engineering scams. We have become increasingly vulnerable post COVID as a result of increased internet use and interaction with (a) insecure networks (b) excessive personal and shared devices (c) insecure applications (d) […]

Impersonation Attacks on Rise

An impersonation attack takes place is when a digital adversary fraudulently poses as a trusted associate of the target, often as a friend, work colleague, or executive leader at the target’s company. Impersonation is where users create social media accounts mimicking a legitimate account. Impersonators are those who pretend to be someone’s popular personality (i.e. […]

Oversharing can lead to Cyber Stalking

Social media is treated as a very powerful means of freedom of speech and expression. It has become a voice for the voiceless. From the other side, it is also a place for sexist, racist, homophobic, and other violent behaviours that affect the victims adversely. Cyberstalking is the repeated tracking of an individual by using […]

Ensuring good digital hygiene in children

Before the advent of iPhones and Androids, smartphones there was no debating point. Technology in schools has now become common. Teachers should be prepared to keep student data safe and teach them how to assess their relationship with digital technologies and safeguard themselves while utilising the benefits of online platforms. The larger benefits of technology […]

Women, stay safe online

The internet is an essential part of our daily lives. Its instant broadcasting capability has changed the lives of billions of people, particularly women. Women’s opportunities are expanded by the Internet, which allows them to increase their employment opportunities, earn additional income, and gain access to knowledge, boosting economic growth and creating a more inclusive, […]