Category: Technology

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Hyderabad police have Orwellian plans for you; they’re building a surveillance hub

Something strange and worrisome is happening in Hyderabad. The police there want to collect records of every resident, regardless of whether or not the person is a suspect of any crime. And it doesn’t end there. They want to collect very specific details including phone numbers, relationships, voter identification numbers and Aadhaar numbers....

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TV Appearance

I appeared on TV9, Public TV and News9 recently. In all three appearances I talked about WannaCry ransomware. There are not many technologists to explain tech on Kannada TV and hence it was important. Of all three I really loved talking to Ranganath on Public TV. The invitation was sudden and so I...

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This one small step by the government can be a giant step in boosting the cybersecurity of millions

As part of its Digital India initiative, the central government has been readying its cyber warfare arsenal. Its latest weapon is a mobile and desktop security solution that will notify, enable cleaning and secure devices and systems of end-users. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched this solution — a botnet...