Cyber Times

Social Engineering- An important technique for Hacking

Social Engineering is the act of manipulating a person to accomplish goals that may or may not be in the “target’s” best interest. This may include obtaining information, gaining access, or getting the target to take certain action. Social engineering is generally a hacker’s clever manipulation of the natural human tendency to trust. The hacker’s goal is to obtain information that will allow him/ her to gain unauthorized access to a valued system and the information that resides on that system.

User Identification, An important part of Information Security

Dear Readers, in this edition I am trying to give some information about ‘User Identification’ which are very important to know and I am sure that it will help you all, to understand its importance in Information Security domain. Information technologies and its resources are an integral part of any business/ organization, and to secure them is a strategic priority. According to the current IT security breaches scenario, information security breaches are considered to be the most threatening issues both for private and public sector organizations.

Indian IT faces policy speed breaker

Large spends on information technology by the government and the private sector in India was meant to bring the next big flush of funds, and projects, for Indian IT firms.

TRAI raises limit to 200 SMS per day

Great news for all Mobile phone users, coz from now onwards users will be able to send 200 text messages a day as sector regulator TRAI has doubled the daily cap after it received representations from consumers and service providers to relax the limit. TRAI had introduced the 100-SMSes a day cap to stop unsolicited and pesky text messages from telemarketers selling everything from real estate to weight loss solutions. The cap also put an end to subscribers using multiple SIM cards to send text messages without registering as telemarketers.

What is Information Security & its challenges

Dear Readers, in this edition I am trying to tell you something about ‘Information Security & its challenges’ which is very important to know in this Computer Era and I am sure that it will help you all in your relative fields. Over the past 10 years the Internet has become very important source in the India. People of all ages use it on a regular basis, and it has become one of the driving forces of the economy. From banking to shopping to communication, it has radically changed the way many people go about their daily lives.

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