Cyber-crime is a growing concern for Indian online users since nearly one in every four Indian online user has been a victim of cyber-attacks, out of which 67 per cent suffered personal data loss followed by 19 per cent users witnessing email account hacking.
Additionally Indian online users spend more time worrying about the safety of their social networking accounts rather than the loss of personal data and credit card fraud. While 74 per cent worry about potential hacking of their social networking account, only 16 per cent worry about loss of personal data and a mere 5 per cent are concerned about credit card fraud, according to an online usage and security survey conducted by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
Pankaj Ukey, Director – Windows Client, Consumer and Online Business, Microsoft India said “Consumers are becoming increasingly aware about security threats they are exposed to in the online environment and are looking for security solutions that work in the …
Ah, the world of tech myths! Despite countless efforts to kill them, a host of myths continue to persist. Some of them are result of plain ignorance while a few had genuine lineage but as the technology moves forward, do not hold true anymore.
More mega pixels mean better pictures We wish it could be true. Because then we all would have been pro photographers. More mega pixels were a big deal when digital cameras were new. But once the threshold of five mega pixels was reached, the number stopped being the most important factor in a camera.
In any modern camera, image quality primarily depends on sensor size and quality of lens. This is the reason why you are likely to get better images from say a Nikon D40, a 6 mega pixel camera, than a new point-and-shoot slick camera that can capture photos in 14 mega pixels.
Higher dynamic contrast ratio is better Monitor and TV makers love to bandy about dynamic contrast ration. For example, Acer says its S231HL monitor has a dynam…