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Students excel in new-age crime technology

Students excel in new-age crime technology

It was their chance to rub shoulders with the bigwigs of security industry and make their mark in field. First day of on Security and Identity Management (SIM) conference at IIM-A saw a number of paper presentations from the students of various national universities in fields of fraud mechanics, secured multi-party computation, Bluetooth hacking and laws pertaining cyber crime in India.

Wallace Jacob, a participant from Tolani Maritime Institute in Pune presented a paper on Digital Fraud’ and its variants in contemporary times. “We are now looking eye-to-eye with concepts like key-logging, phishing, click-jacking and email scams that were a part of science fiction a while ago. Now, a computer equipped with internet and communication technology, one can commit crime from any corner of the world. As we become greedy for free stuff on the Internet, we are inviting a lot of trouble in the form of malware and trojans. These send personal information of your computer to a remote server accessed by hackers,” he said.


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