Ransomware Attack: India Issues Red Alert

New Delhi: The virus may be back today as offices log back in after the weekend. Security experts warn that attackers can easily modify the malware, making it tougher to shut down. The country’s cyber security agency Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) has issued a red-coloured ‘critical alert’ in connection with the WannaCry […]

Massive Cyber Attack Creates Chaos

Seattle: Nearly hundred countries, including India, were hit by a massive cyber attack which experts said was carried out with the help of “cyber weapons” stolen from the US’ National Security Agency. The cyber attack was first reported from Sweden, Britain and France, US media outlets reported. An increase in activity of the malware was […]

Beware! A scary new Google Docs phishing scam is going around

California (USA):A ‘phishing’ scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links was doused by the internet giant after spreading wildly. The purpose of the scam, and the culprits behind it, remained unknown late in the day. “We have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating Google Docs, and have […]

Internet: Dangerous curiosity for teens

Much worries have appeared around the world wide web — the amazing phenomenon of the 20th century, which could to enter our life by fast speed. We live with it, we live within it and we cannot live without it. Internet is unbelievably strong to manage our daily routine, but what should we apprehend along […]

Tech-savvy toddlers are sleeping less than before

While the Internet boom is inevitable and so is the need for new gadgets, children of tech-savvy parents are learning to use them even before they can say their first word. A new study reveals that while using smartphones may improve their motor skills, they are sleeping less and it can affect their health. According […]

5 gadgets every travel junkie needs

Vacations are fun but getting out from the comfort of your home can be hectic. From losing your luggage to frying your favourite gadgets, all can ruin your trip in no time. Having the right accessories then is an essential part of a fun vacation and here is a list of 5 must-have gadgets that […]

How to keep your mobile phone connected when the network is down

When Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit Queensland this week, one of the casualties was the region’s mobile phone network. Phone towers can stop working because they have been damaged by the wind, or because they have run out of diesel to run their generators. Whatever the cause, the end result is the same: a number of people […]

Artificial-intelligence still has long-way to go before it can think like humans

It’s tempting to think of the mind as a layer that sits on top of more primitive cognitive structures. We experience ourselves as conscious beings, after all, in a way that feels different to the rhythm of our heartbeat or the rumblings of our stomach. If the operations of the brain can be separated out […]

Phantom calls: Ever felt your phone buzzing when it wasn’t?

Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced that you felt your phone vibrate in your pocket, or that you heard your ring tone. But when you check your phone, no one actually tried to get in touch with you. You then might plausibly wonder: “Is my phone acting up, or […]

IIM Indore launches 5-year management course

INDORE: The Indian Institute of Management, Indore, has launched a five-year Integrated Program in Management aimed at students who have passed out of class XII / Higher Secondary or equivalent from various schools in India. It is definitely worth a try even for those who have just joined their Bachelor’s course elsewhere.  It is for the […]