Internet: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Cloud Computing

Published: August 13, 2019

Cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing services which may include computer servers, data storage, databases, networking, software development, analytics, and intelligence facilities on the Internet. This entire process is known as the cloud and it offers faster innovation timelines, very flexible resources, and better economies of scale. Types of cloud computing There are ..


Censure of Internet Content in India

Published: July 24, 2019

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister for Electronics and IT informed the nation that the government has blocked over 2100 URLs (Uniform Resource Locaters) on the various social media platforms in the first half of 2019. The corresponding figures for the 2016,2017 and 2018 were 633, 1385 and 2799 URLs respectively. ..


Short Note : Agent Smith

Published: July 10, 2019

In what could be the biggest security breach of the century, a new malware named “Agent Smith” has infected several digitally connected devices. How does it work? Uniquely, the malware does not appear to steal or violate any user data. Instead, it replaces the portions of the Android code with its own which allows it ..


ICANN and Nasscom collaborates to develop identifier technology

Published: June 20, 2019

Global internet body Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Indian IT industry body Nasscom has collaborated to develop identifier technology that can be used for managing devices and infrastructure using internet. Under the collaboration, both the bodies will focus on updating Internet of Things (IoT) devices using Domain Name System (DNS) even ..


Digital Shakti Campaign

Published: June 15, 2019

Digital Shakti campaign initiated last year has been now rolled out in 11 states. About the Campaign Digital Shakti campaign is an initiative of the National Commission for Women (NCW) in association with Cyber Peace Foundation and Facebook. The campaign aims to make every woman digitally empowered. Under the campaign, training will be provided to ..