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Emerging cyber threats you should be concerned about?

  In this digital world, we are obsessed with the technology. Technology is changing every second. With the emergence of technology, the threats in the cybersecurity are increasing every day. Cybersecurity comprises technologies, processes, and controls that are designed to protect systems, networks, and data from cyber-attacks. Effective cybersecurity reduces the risk of cyber-attacks and protects organizations and individuals from the unauthorized exploitation of systems, networks, and technologies. Consequences of a Cyber-attack Cyber-attacks can disrupt and cause considerable financial and…

Designing a logo—Creativity in graphics

  The creative design comes in handy while working in the field of graphic design. After all, it’s too easy to lose steam in the midst of cranking out design after design. Fear not! For your inspiration needs, we’ve combed through every inch of the internet to bring you the best design existence. Research your audience: Designing a logo is not just about creating an appealing visual. Like the overall color scheme and design of your site, your logo sets your brand apart from the…

Introduction to Hacking

Hacking is an attempt to exploit a computer system or a private network. It is said to be unauthorized access to someone’s computer. It is a security breach to a network or a system and extraction of some data or information without permission. Computer hacking refers to the practice of modifying or altering computer software and hardware to accomplish a goal that is considered to be outside of the creator’s original objective. The person engaged in hacking activities is known…

Artificial Eye

By Author – Rishabh Sontakke   An artificial eye is a replacement for a natural eye lost because of injury or disease. Although the replacement cannot provide sight, it fills the cavity of the eye socket and serves as a cosmetic enhancement. Before the availability of artificial eyes, a person who lost an eye used to wore a patch. An artificial eye can be attached to muscles in the socket to provide eye movement. Today, most artificial eyes are made…

Introduction to Java

By Author – Rashmita Soge   Java is a programming language created by James Gosling from Sun Microsystems (Sun) in 1991. The target of Java is to write a program once and then run this program on multiple operating systems. The first publicly available version of Java (Java 1.0) was released in 1995. Sun Microsystems was acquired by the Oracle Corporation in 2010. Oracle has now the steermanship for Java. In 2006 Sun started to make Java available under the…

Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor authentication(MFA) Multi-factor authentication is a method of computer access control in which user granted access only after successfully presenting several separate pieces of evidence for authentication mechanism- typically at least two of the following categories: knowledge(something they know), possession(something they have), and inherence(something they are). Two-factor authentication It is a combination of two different components. Two-factor authentication is a type of multi-factor authentication. A good example from everyday life is the withdrawing of money from an ATM; only the…

On-screen fingerprint sensor

First on-screen fingerprint sensor – The world’s first phone with a fingerprint scanner built into the display was as awesome as I hoped it would be. There’s no home button breaking up your screen space, and no fumbling for a reader on the phone’s back. I simply pressed my index finger on the phone screen in the place where the home button would be. The screen registered my digit, then spun up a spiderweb of blue light in a pattern…

Should e-sports come to Olympics ?

Should e-sports come to Olympics ? For those who have been spending hours or rather wasting hours sitting in front of a screen all day and explaining the world how e-sports will make them famous one day are definitely in for a disappointment. That being said, let us also acknowledge that people are earning in the world of e-sports and if reports are to be believed e-sports earnings are at an all time high. Twelve of the e-sports are paying…

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality- It is the principle that Internet Service Provider must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. For instance, under these principles, internet service providers are unable to intentionally block, slow down or charge money for specific websites and online content. History- The term was coined by professor Tim Wu in 2003, which was used to describe the…

PRATYUSH

On Monday 08-01-18, India unveiled its fastest supercomputer ‘Pratyush’ which is an array of computers that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops. One petaflop is a million billion floating point operations per second and is a reflection of the computing capacity of a system. According to reports of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pratyush is the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world which is designed for weather and climate research. It will also upgrade an Indian supercomputer…