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Beware of scammers trying to take over your WhatsApp account: police

Beware of scammers trying to take over your WhatsApp account: police

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The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said on Wednesday (18 April) that it has received reports regarding WhatsApp accounts being taken over by scammers. Victims would first receive a WhatsApp message from one of their contacts, whose WhatsApp account might have been compromised, asking for WhatsApp verification codes that they have received via SMS to be forwarded to said contact. After sending the codes to the scammers, the victims would then lose access to their WhatsApp accounts. The SPF added that in a version of the scam seen overseas, the scammers would use the information obtained to deceive the victims’ contacts into purchasing gift cards and then sending over the password for said card. The gift cards would then be sold online. Members of the public have been advised to beware o
Free Amazon Prime membership: Here’s how to claim the offer

Free Amazon Prime membership: Here’s how to claim the offer

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New Delhi: Amazon's Prime membership for a year is now available for free exclusively for Airtel customers. India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel, on Friday announced a partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon to offer one year of free Amazon Prime membership to its postpaid customers. Amazon Prime membership, which otherwise costs Rs 999 per year, includes free, faster delivery and access to unlimited streaming of movies, TV shows on Prime Video. The offer is only applicable to Airtel Postpaid customers on Infinity plans ranging from Rs 499, Rs 799 and Rs 1,199. Amazon's Prime Video streaming service has a vast catalogue including shows like The Grand Tour, Lethal Weapon: Season 1, Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse: Season 1, Seinfeld: Season 1, and Anger Management: Season 1.
Flipkart to launch new smartphone brand, value added service

Flipkart to launch new smartphone brand, value added service

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Flipkart has set its eyes on April 17, as it plans to reveal an exclusive partnership with a tech giant. The e-commerce company’s CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy has appeared in a 30-second video via Flipkart’s Twitter account where he made a reference to a ‘Big new phone’ launch to happen on April 17 at 12 noon. But there’s more; Flipkart is also rumoured to announce a new value-added service on the same day. Flipkart has scheduled a press event in Delhi where the company will shed more light on the impending announcements. Although Flipkart has been mum about the two announcements, many believe the homegrown e-commerce player might struck a deal with either Huawei or Motorolafor their next smartphone. Chinese technology giant, which happens to be the world’s third-largest smartphone maker,
Facebook to hire more than 5,000 people, confirms CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook to hire more than 5,000 people, confirms CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday testified in front of the US Senate. When Zuckerberg was asked about Russia’s 2016 U.S. Presidential election, he said: “We were too slow to spot and respond to Russian interference, and we’re working hard to get better. Our sophistication in handling these threats is growing and improving quickly.” He added that Facebook is significantly increasing their investment in security. “We now have about 15,000 people working on security and content review. We’ll have more than 20,000 by the end of this year,” he added. The Facebook CEO apologized for what happened and took responsibility for everything. He also said that there is an online propaganda “arms race” with Russia and it was important to make sure no one interferes in any more elections includ
IRCTC Offers 11 Nights/12 Days Package For Rs. 11,340. Details Here

IRCTC Offers 11 Nights/12 Days Package For Rs. 11,340. Details Here

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The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering a special 11 nights/12 days Bharat Darshan tour package for Rs. 11,340 per adult- that is, nearly Rs. 1,000 per day per person. The "Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train" will cover all the important tourist places in the country. "Thinking of a divine journey. Here is a golden opportunity to visit #Omkareshwer #Ujjain #Ahmedabad #Dwarka #Nageshwar #Somnath, #Trayambakeshwar #Shirdi #Bhimashankar #Grishneshwar in 11N/12D tour for Rs. 11340," IRCTC said on its official Twitter handle @IRCTCofficial. The Seven Jyotirling Yatra covers religious destinations like Omkareshwer, Ujjain and Ahmedabad among others, according to IRCTC's website, irctctourism.com. Details of IRCTC's 11 nights/12 days Bharat Darshan tour packag
International Monetary Fund On Aadhaar: India Should Take Steps To Ensure Privacy

International Monetary Fund On Aadhaar: India Should Take Steps To Ensure Privacy

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WASHINGTON:  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today said India should take necessary measures to ensure privacy and security controls while implementing large identification programmes like the Aadhaar, as the global financial body identified India as a leader in the biometric identification system. The IMF in its fiscal monitor report on digital government said digitalisation can facilitate stronger governance and fiscal transparency, allowing better public awareness and scrutiny of the budget process and the design of fiscal policy. In India, the IMF said, biometric identification and electronic payments have helped reduce leakages in LPG subsidies. "Depending on assumptions and how the reduction in leakage is expressed that is, the reduction in total transfers or wrongful
PF Account: Need To Correct Your Basic Details? How To Do It Online

PF Account: Need To Correct Your Basic Details? How To Do It Online

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Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) subscribers can request a change in their basic details online, through the EPFO's (Employees' Provident Fund Organisation) Unified Portal - unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in. This was said by retirement fund body EPFO on microblogging site Twitter. Retirement fund body EPFO provides an online facility that enables EPF members to request a correction or update in their basic details online. This online facility works on an Aadhaar verification-based method, wherein the requested changes are compared with the details in the Aadhaar database, maintained by the Aadhaar card-issuing authority, the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). Provident fund body EPFO had in November 2017 introduced an online facility for EPF subscribers to request changes
India Post ATM Cash Withdrawal Charges, Rules, Transaction Limits And Other Details

India Post ATM Cash Withdrawal Charges, Rules, Transaction Limits And Other Details

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India Post under the Department of Post offers five transactions free of cost at its ATMs. This includes financial and non-financial transactions carried out at post office ATMs, according to India Post's website - indiapost.gov.in. India Post - which has a network of over 1.5 lakh post offices across the country - provides offers a range of financial and retail services, other than its mail operations. India Post offers savings accounts along with an ATM facility. Currently, India Post ATMs have cash withdrawal limit of Rs. 25,000 per day. Here are five things to know: 1. While individuals can withdraw up to Rs. 25,000 in cash in a day from an India Post or DoP ATM, a transaction limit of Rs. 10,000 is applicable, according to the India Post website. That means the maximum cash that
Google catches Indian Government Agency with Fake Digital Certificates

Google catches Indian Government Agency with Fake Digital Certificates

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Google has identified and blocked unauthorized digital certificates for a number of its domains issued by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of India, a unit of India’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. National Informatics Center (NIC) holds several intermediate Certification Authority (CA) certs trusted by the Indian government’s top CA, Indian Controller of Certifying Authorities (India CCA), which are included in the Microsoft Root Store and so are trusted by a large number of applications running on Windows, including Internet Explorer and Chrome. The use of rogue digital certificates could result in a potentially serious security and privacy threat that could allow an attacker to spy on an encrypted communication between a user’s device and a secure HT
IRCTC changes tatkal ticket booking rules. Read on to know more

IRCTC changes tatkal ticket booking rules. Read on to know more

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  The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) recently introduced new rules of booking Tatkal tickets or tickets that are booked at the last minute by those who want to travel on an urgent basis. IRCTC’s Tatkal ticket booking rules as they stand now: 1. AC Tatkal tickets booking will start from 10 am and non-AC ticket booking to begin at 11 am. You have to book the ticket a day before the travelling date. 2. If a train is more than three hours late, the passenger can claim complete refund of fare and Tatkal charges. 3. A passenger can claim a full refund if the train’s route is diverted and the passenger doesn’t want to travel on that route. 4. A passenger can claim refund on Tatkal tickets if the train’s route is diverted and the boarding station/destination