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Even manufacturers can't manipulate EVMs: EC

New Delhi: The EVMs are robust and tamper- proof and even the manufacturers cannot manipulate them at the time of production, the Election Commission said today, countering allegations that the machines are unreliable. With the Opposition’s questions on the reliability of the electronic voting machines getting louder, the Commission has come out with a list […]

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Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

Jerusalem: Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to a company blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. “The malicious […]

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Russia cyber attackers may target UK elections, warn spies

London: Spies at the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have called an emergency summit with Britain’s political parties after warning them that the next general election is vulnerable to cyber attacks by the Russians. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has written to leaders of all the main political parties offering expert […]

Website of Banki Autonomous College hacked

Banki: The website of Banki Autonomous College in Banki in Cuttack district was found hacked this morning. As informed by the college authorities, after they opened the website, the homepage of the website was found missing and in its place there was a picture of a boy with a heading ‘Website stamped by Xposer and […]

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More hacking in Odisha can't be ruled out: Expert

With the official websites of four government institutions and over 10 websites in Odisha having been hacked in the last six months, a cyber expert has said though there has been no financial loss to any of these websites, the possibility of hackers making fresh attempts on these and other sites cannot be ruled out

Police to file chargesheet against OUAT website hacker

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Tuesday said it will file a chargesheet against city-based engineering student Tarini Prasad Roy, who had hacked the official website of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) four days back. “After arrest, we have released him (Roy) on a personal recognizance (PR) bond. There was no need to forward him […]

OUAT website hacking: Engineering student accepts his involvement

Bhubaneswar: Hours after confirming that some students might be involved in the hacking of the official website of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), a student of the city-based private engineering college went to the Khandagiri police station and accepted his involvement in the crime. The student has been identified as Tarini Prasad Samantray. […]