Information Technology

Digital Signature

December 23, 2014

A digital signature is basically a way to ensure that an electronic document is authentic. By authentic we mean to say...

Cyberacture

November 20, 2011

Creation of living and working spaces which are a harmonious blend of technology, multimedia, intelligent systems and user interactivity, that is...

Spoofing in IT

November 20, 2011

Making an e-mail message appear to have come from one place when really it comes from another is called spoofing. It...

Google Panda

November 20, 2011

Google Panda refers to the change introduced to the search algorithm used by Google in 2011, to give better search results....

Google Bomb

November 20, 2011

A Google bomb is an effort to inflate a website’s search ranking for a particular term. Google gives importance to pages...

Website Pharming

November 20, 2011

Pharming involves rerouting the traffic of a particular website to a bogus one. This is done by exploiting the weaknesses of...

Cybersquatting

November 20, 2011

Cybersquatting is registering a website in the names of popular brands. The word squatting in this context means unauthorised occupation of...

Cyberchondriacs

November 20, 2011

Much like hypochondriacs who obsess about any small ache or pain they may have, cybercondriacs frequently surf the internet to glean...

Simputer

November 20, 2011

The word ‘Simputer’ is an acronym for ‘simple, inexpensive and multilingual people’s computer’. It is a small, inexpensive, handheld computer, intended...

Working of a Webcam

November 20, 2011

A simple webcam comprises a digital camera attached to a computer. These cameras are easy to connect through a USB port....

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