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Malware attacks in India

What is a malware? Malware is intrusive software that is designed to damage and destroy computers and computer systems. Malware is a contraction for “malicious software.” Examples of common malware includes viruses, worms, Trojan viruses, spyware, adware, and ransomware. Types of Malware Viruses are a subgroup of malware. A virus is malicious software attached to a document or file that supports macros to execute its code and spread from host to host. On

PLI Scheme for Drones

Center has approved the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for drones and drone components on 15 Sep 2021. The total amount allocated for the PLI scheme for drones and drone components is INR 120 crore spread over three financial years. This amount is nearly double the combined turnover of all domestic drone manufacturers in FY 2020-21. This amount is 1.5 times the combined size of the manufacturing drone sector. Over a period of three years, estimated investment

Insurgency Free Prosperous North East

North-east is very important for our country from the aspects of security. Our aim is to end all disputes in the Northeast by 2022 and usher in a new era of peace and development in the Northeast in 2023. India has made efforts to establish peace by enriching the dignity, culture, language, literature and music of the Northeast. We believe that development cannot happen without peace, and if employment, health, education and home and electricity for everyone are needed, then these can

Karbi Anglong Peace Agreement 2021

About Karbi Anglong Karbi Anglong district is one of the 33 administrative districts of Assam in India. Diphu is the administrative headquarter of the district. Karbi Anglong, the largest district in Assam, comprises various tribal and ethnic groups — Karbis, Bodos, Kukis, Dimasas, Hmars, Garos, Rengma Nagas, Tiwas, and Man (Tai Speaking). Apart from these groups, a lot of non-tribals also reside in the hilly district. The Karbis racially belong to the Mongoloid group and

Refugee crisis In India: Essay

Introduction There are numerous aspects pertaining to refugees which are of major importance both to India, as a country and to the refugees, particularly in the context of law enforcement. Given the security scenario prevailing in the country, particularly arising out of the role of some of the neighbours in this regard, an utterly humanitarian matter like the ‘refugees’ has come to be influenced by considerations of national security. While law and order is a State subj

Pegasus Issue Explained

Human rights and press freedom activists are up in arms about a new report on NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company. The report, by a global media consortium, expands public knowledge of the target list used in NSO's military-grade spyware. According to the report, that now not only includes journalists, rights activists and opposition political figures, but also people close to them, the groups have decried the virtual absence of regulation of commercial surveillance t

Pegasus spyware

Pegasus spyware It is a spyware that works by sending an exploit link, and if the target user clicks on the link, the malware or the code that allows the surveillance is installed on the user’s phone. Pegasus is installed without the user’s knowledge or permission. Once Pegasus is installed, the attacker has complete access to the target user’s phone. Pegasus delivers a chain of zero-day exploits to penetrate security features on the phone and instal

Drone Rules, 2021

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has released the updated – The Drone Rules, 2021 for public consultation. Built on a premise of trust, self-certification, and non-intrusive monitoring, The Drone Rules, 2021 will replace the UAS Rules 2021 (released on 12 March 2021). Key takeaways from the Draft Drone Rules, 2021 include: Approvals abolished: unique authorisation number, unique prototype identification number, certificate of conformance, certificate of maintenance, import clear

Exercise La Perouse

Indian Navy Ships are participating, for the first time; in multi-lateral maritime exercise La Pérouse, conducted in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region The Indian Navy ships and aircraft will exercise with ships and aircraft of French Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force and United States Navy. Exercise La Pérouse will see complex operations including surface warfare, anti-air warfare and air defence exercises. The exercise will showcase high levels

Nagaland Issue

Four years after the government inked the Naga peace accord in 2015, the Centre has now said that the process had almost concluded, despite the fact that the talks had hit a roadblock in its final stages. Why is the Naga Peace talks being delayed? It is mainly because of unrealistic demands. NSCN I-M has issued statements in the past claiming that it wanted a separate Constitution, flag and integration of all contiguous Naga-inhabited areas under Nagalim (Greater Nagaland). &n

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