Articles by: AnirudhAnand

Code Red: An initiative against government surveillance

Code Red: An initiative against government surveillance

A new global initiative has been announced which supports the world-wide fight against unlawful and excessive surveillance by national security organisations. This initiative which is codenamed as CodeRed, is planned to be launched in late January 2015 as reported by Help Net Security . This project emerged during the preparation of an international report earlier this year on responses to[Read More...]

Microsoft Loves Linux

1 out of 5 Machines on Windows Azure are now running Linux !

After decades of battling Linux as a competitive threat, Microsoft is now offering Linux-based operating systems on its Windows Azure cloud service. Former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer had once called Linux a cancer. The current expression of acceptance for Linux indicates a growing acceptance of software that wasn’t created at Microsoft, at least for the sake of making its[Read More...]

Give your child an Internet connection and a Camera, this is what happens: Snapchat Hacked

Give your child an Internet connection and a Camera, this is what happens: Snapchat Hacked

“The Snappening” is happening. There is been a hubbub going on about the release of thousands of nude photos from Snapchat users on 4chan. Snapchat is a photo messaging application using which users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a list of recipients. Hackers have warned that thousands of nude images sent via the[Read More...]

Windows 10 has an inbuilt Keylogger ! A new feature from Microsoft?

Windows 10 has an inbuilt Keylogger ! A new feature from Microsoft?

Microsoft had unveiled the next version of the windows operating system, Windows 10. Microsoft disclosed the first details of the Windows 10, which will be available to everyone next year, and the best thing is that it brings back the start menu which was not there in Windows 8. To collect feedback from the users and to help shape the[Read More...]

DebUtsav’14 to be hosted in Amrita Engineering college this October !

DebUtsav’14 to be hosted in Amrita Engineering college this October !

Debutsav ’14 is a version of the Debian’s developer conference conducted by Debian and Amrita University. Debian conducts DebConfs yearly where developers of the Debian operating system meet to discuss issues around the further development of the system.  Debutsav ’14 is a mini version of the Debconf and it is gonna be held at Amrita University, Kollam. Debian is a[Read More...]