Archive for the 'September 2007 - 2' Category

by Vishaal S Shah
on Sep 21st, 2007

Fashion in Motion

Rocky-SRocky S – a rising star in the world of international fashion started his career by designing for a departmental store called “Roopam”. And today, he dresses some of the biggest celebrities, right from super hunk Hrithik Roshan to Shilpa Shetty (yeah the famous nemesis of Jade Goody from Big Brother). Creating a website for a name like Rocky S is in itself, an overwhelming endeavor.

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by Vishaal S Shah
on Sep 21st, 2007

The Lord of Good Times!

Copyright by PHI/Photograph submitted by Jyoti BhandariHe is cute, has chubby cheeks, big ears and is really mischievous. He is known for his intellect and is fêted for warding off obstacles. No, I am not talking about the blue eyed sunny boy in your neighborhood. I am talking about Lord Ganesha – the elephant God. Worshiped by more than 100 million devotees in India and abroad, He is as cute and lovable as the Gods can get.
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by Malay Shah
on Sep 21st, 2007

What is Phishing?

In computing, phishing is a criminal activity using social engineering techniques. Phishers attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. eBay and PayPal are two of the most targeted companies, and online banks are also common targets. Phishing is typically carried out by email or instant messaging, and often directs users to give details at a website, although phone contact has been used as well.

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by Malay Shah
on Sep 21st, 2007

SpoofStick: Anti-Phishing Add-on for IE and Mozilla

SpoofyStickSpoofStick is a simple browser extension that helps users detect spoofed (fake) websites. A spoofed website is typically made to look like a well known, branded site (like ebay.com or citibank.com) with a slightly different or confusing URL. The attacker then tries to trick people into going to the spoofed site by sending out fake email messages or posting links in public places – hoping that some percentage of users won’t notice the incorrect URL and give away important information. This practice is sometimes known as “phishing”.

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