Blogs


The term Blog is familiar to most of the internet users and it is the part of Social networking. Blog is actually a kind of Online journal providing lot of informations to the world. It is a kind of Website owned by individuals to promote ideas, share knowledge and to inform the people about the changes in the world. Blog maintenance is usually done with regular entries of comments, description of events, and other materials like images and videos. The word Blog is actually the mixing of two terms “Web” and” Log”. The two terms were mixed together dropping the letters ‘w’ and ‘e’. The term Blog can be used as a verb which means “to maintain” or “to edit”. The term Weblog was coined by John Barger in 1997 and the short form of it, the Blog was coined by Peter Merholz. The person writing texts in the Blog is the “Blogger”. Most of the Blogs are highly interactive and dynamic allowing the readers to make comments, suggestions etc about the postings. These interactions are not seen in static Websites.


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IT related Threats


Due to the fast growth of Information technology, the computer and internet usage is also increasing simultaneously. Along with the popularity of Internet usage, threats are also increasing. IT related Risk is a relatively new term introduced to increase the awareness about information security. IT Risk or IT Related risk can be a product of threat and vulnerability induced by spammers and is one of the multitude threats related to the usage of computer and internet. Due to the increased use of computer and internet, there is chance of stealing personal informations; confidential matters etc that are placed in the web by the users. The hackers crack these informations for manipulations, fraudulent activities etc which may affect the users as well as the society. Hackers use multiple methods to invade the web to steal these informations. These include Phishing, Pharming, Typosqatting, DNS cache poisoning, Mouse trapping, Page hijacking, Introduction of malicious codes, Email Spoofing, Domain hijacking, Domain name Spoofing, Spamdexing etc.


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Phishing


Internet banking is a safe method for easy money transactions. But there are Internet Fraudsters in the web to steal your personal informations and bank details through fraudulent emails (Email Spoofing). By clicking the link provided in the email, you may be in trouble and you will be Phished by these Fraudsters. The Phishers usually prompt you to reveal the online bank transaction details. Phishing is the high-tech form of Internet piracy in which the phisher steals the personal and confidential informations like bank account, passwords, credit card number, personal details etc related to bank transactions. This is an advanced form of high tech Phishing known as Social Engineering which is the method of manipulating the people into performing action by taking them into confidence.

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Optically Variable Ink


Optically Variable Ink or OVI is a special kind of ink used as marker in important documents as an anti counterfeiting measure.Depending on the angle of view, the ink shows two colours generally, orange, blue, green etc.The OVI is highly useful to show the authenticity of the documents since the use of the ink is strictly controlled and not available easily.

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