Category Archives: Computer and Internet

What is Phishing?

1. What is phishing? Phishing is a particularly popular scam in which a party creates an official-looking web page that asks you to provide your username and password, or other personal information such as your Social Security number, bank account … Continue reading

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What is Phishing and how does it work?

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E-Security Tips (Internet / Mobile)

Don’t delete harmful communications (emails, chat logs, posts etc). These may help provide vital information about the identity of the person behind these. Try not to panic. If you feel any immediate physical danger of bodily harm, call your local … Continue reading

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Virtually real friends!

by Manika Ahuja It was a free period. A friend suggested we sit in the “celebration ground” of the college and chat. Expecting fun, I joined her. What followed was interesting! She immediately got down to thumbing her Apple mobile! … Continue reading

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Aakash loses government edge

DataWind, the Canadian company that is manufacturing low-cost Aakash tablet, may run out of favour from the Indian government because it had violated the contract condition of providing the tablets first to the government before selling it in open market. … Continue reading

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Picture password to protect your online account!

London, November 6 Find it difficult to remember your password? Here’s some good news. Researchers claim to have developed picture password for your online account, which will also help protect against hacking. An international team says that it’s actually a … Continue reading

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City plays its part in Aakash launch

Two technical experts in the team from Chandigarh colleges Sumedha Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 12 Aakash, the world’s lowest priced (Rs 2,250 per unit) touch screen computing and internet access device has not only marked the onset of … Continue reading

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