Category: Technology

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Critics Point To Security Lapses In Arogya Setu App

Survey of India has made public a trove of maps related to the Arogya Setu App that helps in tracing COVID-19 patients. The officials associated with the project said that it would improve geospatial data as well as develop maps customized to different COVID-19 related applications like healthcare facilities, infection clusters and disaster management.

Advantage of Arogya Setu App

The maps released by Survey of India, the apex map making body of India, wouldn’t be directly useful for general public as they are aimed to help government agencies in getting geospatial information related to COVID-19 spread.

The app is developed with the aim to strengthen the public health delivery system of state and central governments by facilitating geospatial information related to health, socio-economic distress and livelihood challenges. The PM in his address to the nation on April 14 urged people to download the Arogya Setu App in their mobiles.

Users need to keep the Bluetooth and location history “on” as much as possible. The app will alert the users if they are in the vicinity of a COVID-19 patient. The app will also help in tracking those quarantined and … Read the rest

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Watch Online Launch Of OnePlus 8 Pro And OnePlus 8

OnePlus8 Pro and OnePlus 8 phones will be launched in a global online event on April 14. The company will host the event where it will divulge details including price, availability and specification of the new phones.

Phone specs leaked

The leaked pictures of the phones show OnePlus 8 Pro having a quad camera setup at the rear while the OnePlus 8 has triple rear cameras. According to leaks, the phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC and they will support 5G. Also, the company has confirmed 120Hz display refresh rate on the two phones.

Live stream link and expected price

The launch of phones will begin at 8:30pm IST today and the event will be live streamed on the official website of OnePlus. Also, it will be available on YouTube.

OnePlus 8 Pro is available in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256 GB storage. The cost of these phones will be EUR 919 and EUR 929 (roughly Rs. 76,000-76,900) and EUR 1,009 and EUR 1,019 (roughly Rs. 83,500-84,400) respectively.

OnePlus 8 is also available in 8GB and 12 … Read the rest

Top 10 Internet Games Of 2020

Top 10 Internet Games Of 2020

It is the gamers that decide whether a game is good or it’s just a time pass. Internet is full of interesting games and the one rules that the list is, obviously, the PlayerUknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG) but it isn’t the only game available and others could be more interesting than PUBG.

Here’s a list of top 10 Internet games

Frontier Battle Royale

Developed by Epic Games, it has many similarities with PUBG but it scores higher on numbers and dramatic effects in comparison to PUBG. Also, it offers more features, equipment and game stages. The only drawback of the game is that it is only for boys. Today, it has 39 million online players.

Apex Legends

Developed by Respawn Entertainment, it is a battlefield game of six players divided into two squads of three players each. The players are left in an island to look for resources and weapons. The squad with minimum causalities is declared the winner. Recently it is included in the best superhero-themed video games in 2020.

League of Legends (LOL)

Developed by Riot Games, it’s a multiplayer action game popularly known as an evergreen game. As … Read the rest

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WhatsApp: Send Messages Without Saving Contacts

WhatsApp allows sending messages to phone numbers saved in the Contact Book of your phone. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t message to the numbers outside of your contact list. There are many third-party apps that make WhatsApp to send messages to any phone number in the world.

Send WhatsApp messages without adding phone numbers

There are two ways to send WhatsApp messages to phone numbers without adding them in your contact list. But the first one much easier and it works for both the Android and iOS.

  1. Take a Smartphone and open its browser and enter http://wa.me/xxxxxxxxxx, or this link — http://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=xxxxxxxxxx in the address bar.
  2. Type phone number with country code in xxxxxxxxxx. For example, take +919911111111. Here the first two digits (91) is the country code and the rest of the digits are of the mobile number.
  3. Open the link to access the WhatsApp page with the phone number in the link and a green Message Button.
  4. Tap on the Message Button to access the WhatsApp of the phone number.
  5. Type your message and send without adding that number on your contact list.

Siri Shortcuts

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Password Protect Your Zoom Meeting To Avoid Being Found

The security expert Brian Krebs said that an automated tool found around 100 Zoom meeting IDs in an hour and info for nearly 2,400 Zoom meetings in a single day of scan.

A Kansas City-based security meetup group led by security professional Trent Lo and members of SecKC developed a program called zWarDial that can automatically guess 9 to 11-digit long Zoom meeting IDs and draw info about those meetings.

zWarDial automated tool

This tool can find around 100 meetings per hour. It can successfully determine a legitimate meeting ID 14% of time. Also, the program extracted critical info like date and time, meeting organizer and topic of a meeting after scanning nearly 2,400 upcoming or recurring Zoom meetings in a single day.

In January, Zoom implemented a feature that would block repeated attempts to scan for meetings but zWarDialroutes searches through Tor to avoid Zoom’s blocking. But the program can’t find meetings that are password protected.

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