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Russian Hacking of US Elections : Larger Issues at Stake

Anurag Dwivedi writes: Failure of US to attribute the Russian hacking will have a major bearing on evolution of global cyber norms and on the global cyber arms race. The global community must simultaneously remain extremely wary of hidden American agendas. An Iraq like invasion on false cyber pretexts is even more undesirable then a cyber arms race.


Artificial Intelligence on the Battlefield : An Analysis

Anurag Dwevidi Writes: I had recently written about the excessive hype surrounding Low Cost UAV Swarms. There is a similar hype surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the battlefield, often encountered in conjunction with Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs). In this fantasy world human soldiers will soon be replaced by robots.


Cyber Swachhta Kendra : Free Wala Anti-Virus

Anuraag Dwivedi writes: The Government of India launched an online botnet cleaning and malware analysis centre called “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” on 21 Feb 2017.The website is operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in) and is a part of the Government of India’s Digital India initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections in India and to notify, enable cleaning and securing systems of end users so as to prevent further infections.

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ISRO Set to Make Record:104 Satellites In One Go

Sanjay Kumar writes: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to script history on 15 Feb 2017 with the launch of record 104 satellites in one go from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.