CyberPeace Foundation

Tech-driven solution launched to help victims of cyber crime

Tech-driven solution launched to help victims of cyber crime

Ranchi: Cyber Peace Foundation, a Jharkhand-based organisation, has joined hands with National Commission for Women (NCW) to help those in distress because of cyber bullying, cyber stalking and financial frauds under ‘We Think Digital’ programme. The programme is a pan-India initiative launched from Jharkhand. The online resource centre will function nationally. The centre can be …

#Incident_report: The GoDaddy Hack.

#Incident_report: The GoDaddy Hack.

‘GoDaddy’ has recently made it public that they have identified a cyber-security incident in their systems. In a filing submitted at the SEC, the popular Webhosting service revealed that an unauthorised actor gained access to several kinds of data held by the GoDaddy servers, on 17th November 2020, of several active and inactive users of …

The Cloak & Dagger – Spy from the Web

The Cloak & Dagger – Spy from the Web

Shrey Madaan Research Associate, Cyber Peace Foundation The act of spying is so closely related to the human nature of greed, personal benefits and even political interest. It is an internationally debated issue whether to believe it is equivalent to military warfare or not. However, the issue has not been completely settled yet. But we …

GREEN COMPUTING: WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE IN 21st CENTURY?

GREEN COMPUTING: WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE IN 21st CENTURY?

Green Computing: An Overview The Application of ‘Green Computing’ refers to the adoption of a sustainable business landscape in designing, manufacture, use and disposal of various resources related to Information Technology (IT). Green computing is essentially an environmentally friendly use of IT technology to lessen the burden on the planet. Practice’s promoting green computing include …

Minister opens e-Nari digital literacy event

Minister opens e-Nari digital literacy event

GUNTUR: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita and Andhra Pradesh Women Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma inaugurated e-Nari digital literacy and online safety awareness programme at Mangalagiri on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the commission in coordination with CyberPeace Foundation is conducting a month-long online awareness programme on cyber safety for women. It is open …

CyberPeace Foundation Report: Online Gaming World – Trust and Safety

CyberPeace Foundation Report: Online Gaming World – Trust and Safety

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today online gaming continues to have become a sky-rocketing business market. It is by no means a small industry. Perhaps, by the last quarter of 2021 approximately about 2.7 billion people globally is believed to be engaged into the segment of playing online games. This is accounting almost one-third …

Prioritize security – 2122 Password game

Prioritize security – 2122 Password game

There is a security epidemic! Why? Because of a lack of encryption. Plaintext passwords are not only highly vulnerable to password hacks, but they also open the door for other cybercrimes such as data breaches. Studies have shown that most people tend to use passwords that are simple and easily guessable. Unfortunately, this increases the …

Prometheus Ransomware

Prometheus Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on a global increase. It is a particularly nasty computer malware that encrypts your important files and renders them inaccessible unless you pay a ransom to the hacker for the key to decrypt the files. It attacks the master boot record and blocks victims from accessing their operating system. The malware typically …