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The Evergreen Make Utility: A cost-effective way of deployments on Cloud

 October 5, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

It might be difficult to find a software engineer who does not know ‘Make’ utility. ‘GNU Make’ is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other stuff related to the application code building. Capabilities of ‘Make’ are many ranging from simple code compilation and installation to collection of...

Answer these questions to find out how safe your social media profiles are

 September 29, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Unless you’re a hermit who lives under a rock, you probably use social media in some form or the other. You’re not alone; recent statistics reveal that you’re among 3.5 billion social media users worldwide. And it’s a rapidly increasing number that already constitutes half the world’s population. Social media...

Emotet Trojan is back as the world unlocks

 September 26, 2020

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

A threat actor named Emotet Trojan has been in the wild for more than 5 years, and now it is back after a 5 months break. It has spread globally, infecting new as well as old targets. It is re-launched with multiple Malspam Campaigns to distribute in all sectors. We...

How social media is used to commit financial fraud

 September 21, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,...

The Biggest Cyberattacks of 2020…so far

 September 16, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

It’s been a crazy 2020 so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the entire world, changing the nature of how human beings live and interact with each other. There have been other natural disasters that have caused tremendous loss of life and devastation. But that didn’t mean cybercriminals remained quiet....

Your guide to new-age cybersecurity terms

 August 31, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Like every other sector, cybersecurity has its own lingo. Often, it can be difficult for us users to understand the nuances. If jargon and long lists of indecipherable acronyms are frustrating you, we’re here to keep you updated with the latest lingo in the cybersecurity world. Keep in mind though,...

Parental Control – Here’s how you can regulate your child’s computer habits

 August 24, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Today’s generation of children is introduced to technology from the moment they are born. So it’s not a surprise to hear that, according to one study from 2013, children are using the Internet from the age of three! This year especially has seen a mass migration from the physical to...

All you need to know about API Security

 August 19, 2020

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

An Application Programming Interface (API) is a way that allows applications to communicate with one another. It provides a way for developers to build software applications while enabling the extraction and sharing of data in an accessible manner. APIs can be used to facilitate cyberattacks as APIs are widely used...

How safe are you while making transactions on the Internet?

 August 17, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Banking and shopping online have become a reality of our lives now, especially during this time of the pandemic. We all have to agree to the fact that it has made life very convenient. It saves time and effort. However, there have concerns about the safety of online banking. You...

Do antivirus software impact gaming performance?

 August 4, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Are you an avid gamer? Even if you are not one, you will agree to the common notion that antivirus software affects the performance of computer games. It is a known fact now that gamers share a complicated relationship with anti-virus software. Most gamers try to stay clear of antivirus...