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 […]

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

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- […]


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 […]


Nanotechology to Boost Battery Life 10 Times


XP Excels over Vista

New tests have revealed that Windows XP with its beta Service Pack 3 performs twice better than Vista, even with its long-awaited Service Pack 1.  The Service Pack 1 is expected to be released in early 2008, intended to boost performance and further strengthen security issues. According to researchers at Devil Mountain Software (software development […]


Microsoft Wireless Keyboard Hack

Researchers from a Swiss security company, Dreamlab Technologies, have successfully hacked the the protocol used for securing some of Microsoft’s wireless keyboards; Microsoft Wireless Optical 1000 and Microsoft Wireless Optical 2000. They also mentioned that Wireless Optical 3000, Wireless Optical 4000 and other 27Mhz based Wireless Laser Desktop series could be vulnerable to this hack. […]


IT vs. Sales


How much do we depend on Internet?

Steganography – The Art and Science of Writing Hidden Messages

Wikipedia defines Steganography as the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one apart from the intended recipient knows of the existence of the message; this is in contrast to cryptography, where the existence of the message itself is not disguised, but the content is obscured. The word “Steganography” […]

Cisco Introduces a New Certification; CCENT

Cisco announced a new certification on 25th of June, CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician), to its Career Certification Program. This certification is aimed for guys interested in starting a career in the vast field of networking. CCENT tests the skills required to install, operate and troubleshoot small routed and switched networks with a bit […]