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What is DDoS Attack?

The Belgian Government sites were recently knocked offline due to DDoS attack. Several government sites and Internet Service Providers of the public sector of the country were hit hard by DDoS. What is DDoS? DDoS is Distributed Denial of Service. It is a cyber threat that seeks to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted ..

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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. About Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month The month is celebrated to honour the contributions made by the Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans to the culture, history and achievements of United States. The Month of May was chosen to celebrate as ..

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PESCO: EU approves US participation for the first time

The European Union recently approved the requests of Norway, Canada and United States to participate in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) defence initiative. This is the first time; the European bloc has allowed a third state to participate in the PESCO project. The countries will now participate in the Military Mobility Project in Europe. What is ..

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SpaceX successfully lands its Starship rocket

The SpaceX of Elon Musk recently launched SN15. Earlier the initial attempts made to launch the rocket ended in explosions in mid air. Why are SpaceX rockets exploding? There have been several situations of SpaceX rocket explosions in the past. This is mainly due to the methane-based propellant used by SpaceX. The first two prototypes ..

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Supreme Court: Only Centre can identify SEBC

The Supreme Court recently pronounced that only President can take decisions in declaring the Socially and Economically Backward Community. The judgement was pronounced upholding the 102nd constitutional amendments. About the Judgement The Apex court said that the 102nd constitutional amendment has taken away the powers of state governments to designate Socially and Economically Backward Classes. ..

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