The Indian #CyberCrime Dangal!

The Indian #CyberCrime Dangal!

Online Safety
India is exploring how to use Social Media as a policing solution. Recently many events of communal violence have been blamed on rumors and fake news spread through various digital platforms. The fast and furious nature of the cyber space, requires swiftness on the side of the legal machinery and a positive coordinated effort with the platforms during the time of crisis. Highly recommends going through: Social Media and Police in India Behavior Perceptions Challenges Of course our Police force is under tremendous pressure from the political leaders to increase surveillance on Social Media. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje, recently asked state police of Rajasthan to keep a close eye on social media activities. Internet and social media are a reality of our times, and we need to understand this medium…
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Twitter @Safety Check!

Twitter @Safety Check!

Online Safety
Indian headlines have been dominated by Twitter hacks. There are many theories about how it was done. Some blame it on Anonymous, some on a disgruntled employee, others just leave it to fate. Well here are some basic steps to keep your Twitter account safe. Please keep two separate emails, one for your recovery, the other for your usual communication. Ensures we keep our login details private. Set a strong password, using your name, date of birth, phone number, is usually a very bad idea. Set a dual verification system, its simple visit Happy tweeting folks.
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Be A Bond! James Bond Against #Cybercrime

Be A Bond! James Bond Against #Cybercrime

Online Safety
#CyberCrime is making headlines across India, Twitter accounts being Hacked, PayTM transfers made without user’s knowledge, Strange whatsApp forwards. Our digital world has seen an increase of scam artists and criminals, primarily due to lack of awareness. Well, there is a lot we can do to keep our web safe. Here are a few steps that can really help your out. 1. Keep your machines free of Virus, Malware. Its super simple, here are some of the top anti-virus programs, please download any one of them on your system right away. If you already possess one, please ensure its up to date. 2. Keep your email super secure. Yes this is usually the weak link in our cyber security, I would highly recommend keeping 2 emails, one for daily use…
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Why We Should Never Shutdown The Internet?: A Billion $ Question For India!

Why We Should Never Shutdown The Internet?: A Billion $ Question For India!

Online Safety
Yes the title says it all, its 2016, even in India its 2016 ! Our Prime Minister has been urging us to go digital from the day he was elected. Our government has taken on social media like a pro. Yes this year it self, we had Internet shut downs across the country. Here is an extensive list put together by the Centre for Communication and Governance at National Law University, Delhi. Where the globe is looking for solutions for providing free and fast internet to all citizens, India is still stuck in this pre historic methodology? 13 years ago in 2003, during the World Summit on the Information society the following declarations were made: We, the representatives of the peoples of the world, assembled in Geneva from 10–12 December…
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3 Amazing Secrets To Instagram It #LikeAChampion

3 Amazing Secrets To Instagram It #LikeAChampion

Online Safety
Instagram is a wonderland for all of us loving pictures, yeah picture do speak way louder than words. As easy as it is to load pics on Insta, we can also totally customize our experience in this pictorial palace. For example, if you want to keep your pictures private and to yourself you can do that simple by going in your privacy settings, Just go to options, scroll down to account and swipe to make your account private. Yet again if you want to express yourself to the world, and are getting bothered by a selected few users, there are options to deal with them. Its simple, go to their profile, click on options and viola, you can block the user, if they are posting content which violates community guidelines…
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