Category: Internet

India, Malaysia Sign Cyber-Security Pact

India and Malyaysia signed three agreements on cyber-security, cultural exchange and infrastructure development on Monday, the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to this southeast Asian nation. While the cyber-security agreement was signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Team (CERT-IN) and Cyber Security, Malaysia, the cultural exchange programme agreement was inked between the […]

NSA Says How Often, Not When, It Discloses Software Flaws

The US National Security Agency, seeking to rebut accusations that it hoards information about vulnerabilities in computer software, thereby leaving US companies open to cyber-attacks, said last week that it tells US technology firms about the most serious flaws it finds more than 90 percent of the time. The re-assurances may be misleading, because the […]

Karnataka Becomes the First Indian State to Have a Startup Policy

Karnataka has become the first Indian state to have a startup policy with the cabinet clearing it, state Information Technology and Bio-Technology minister S.R.Patil said on Friday. “Karnataka is the first state in India to come up with a Startup Policy. It will have a timeframe of five years from 2015-2020,” said Patil at the […]

Google Slams Symantec for Issuing Fake Web Certificates, Demands Answers

Google is demanding that Symantec must conduct an assessment to ensure it is still eligible to run a certificate authority. The search giant’s scathing statement comes after the security firm was found to have issued a large number of fake digital certificates. In mid-September, upon Google’s notification, Symantec revealed that its Thawte certificate authority (CA) […]

Indian Road Safety Platform Raksha SafeDrive Goes Up on Kickstarter

Raksha Safedrive, an Internet of Things (IoT) road safety gadget made by Trivandrum-based Elysis Intelligent Devices, has gone live on Friday on US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, with a modest $15,000 goal (roughly Rs. 9.7 lakhs). The device is claimed to be India’s first smart road safety platform. Once fitted above the dashboard of the car, […]

Germany’s Bild Daily Bars Ad-blocker Users From Website

German biggest newspaper Bild shuttered its online service Tuesday to users who have installed so-called ad-blocker software. Readers of the website of Europe’s top-selling newspaper will be asked to switch off the function or purchase a monthly subscription to Bild.de that is nearly free of advertising, its owners media giant Axel Springer said. “Due to […]