Digital Wildfires | Social networks make it easy to lie?

I have always been intrigued by the exponential increase in the speed of social media and how Internet has revolutionized the way we interact, which keeps getting better and more innovative. Ubiquity, mobility with increased use of smart phones, anonymity and ease of use plays a major role in this. Businesses and governments providing more […]


Is iOS7 making you seasick on dry land?


Being impersonated on Twitter, or subject to abusive/violent threats? Take action!

Impersonation on Twitter and most other social networking website is very common. They say “Imitation is the sincerest forms of flattery”. Ok, probably you don’t feel a bit flattered when you’re seriously impersonated on Twitter, spreading incorrect information like wildfire. Take action immediately! Twitter “Impersonation Policy” clearly states that “impersonation is a violation of the […]


AirDrop..iThink, iShare -^|^- Steal my iPhone and I will make it a $$$ iRock :)

We all mourned the loss of visionary and creative genius, cofounder, chairman and CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs. He surrounds himself with exceptionally bright people who reciprocate and further elevate his thinking to revolutionize computer, music and mobile phone industries.  But with the new products coming to market today, it’s evident that his visions and […]

The Island Nations’ Presence on the Facebook: Interesting Statistics

Facebook is BIG  International Telecommunications Union (ITU) statistics1 shows that over 33% of the 7 billion world population are using Internet, out of which 45% are below the age of 25. ITU statistics also show that over 5.9 billion (which is over 80% of world population) are using mobile phones.  Over 70% of online population use […]


Internet reshaping our lives


Mobile phones allow deaf people to communicate anytime, anywhere!


Attorney General’s Office Website – Do Not Visit / Browse

The Attorney General’s Office website has been listed as a suspicious website, which might infect your computer with malicious software. This malicious software includes 45 scripting exploits and 5 Trojans. When you enter the website, malicious software might be downloaded and installed without your knowledge. I was searching for some information and happened to go […]

A Study – Potential E-crime Threats on e-Government of Maldives

ABSTRACT E-Government initiative of Maldives has undoubtedly invited new forms of crimes against the government agencies. The legal system which does not cover electronic crimes is a major bottleneck in circumventing these crimes. This paper would discuss current and future potential e-crimes on the e-government of Maldives, and highlight on technical and legislative countermeasures. 1- […]


FACEBOOK – Application Requests – Could it be considered spam?


Predicting 2008 – Forthcoming Technologies

Many new technologies have exploded throughout that year 2007, including Facebook, iPhone, Nintendo Wii. A recent technology from NeuroSky which translates brainwaves to commands, making it possible for any electronic appliance to be controlled by just concentration, is a major breakthrough in 2007. It’s hopefully going to be on the market this year. You can […]


Does What Happens in the Facebook Stay in the Facebook?

I came across this interesting presentation about Facebook and it’s connections to the US Government. It highlights that the people who initially funded (and still funds) this website are linked to US Government Agencies; namely Department of Defese (DoD), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and Information Awareness Office (IAO). It raises more questions…. ??? The amount […]