Computer Science Department of Aryans College of Engineering, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a workshop on “A Digital Self-Defence” at its Campus. Students of B.Tech (CSE) and BCA attended the workshop. Mr. Lovejot Singh Chhabra, Founder & Director, Cyber Defence Intelligence was the keynote speaker on the occasion.
Delivering the keynote address Mr. Chhabra talked about 15 different fields in cyber security including Web based Security, N/W Security, Server Security, Forensic security etc.
Chhabra while interacting with the students about the features of Android Mobile phones said that we just love the features of smartphones but we don’t care about the Security and Privacy.
Chhabra further said that people are not aware that they are hacked by many applications. These applications hack our account, privacy, data by making us accept their agreement before signing into the account. We are unaware that by accepting their terms and conditions we are providing our personal data to hackers.
10 months before the Indian government on recommendation of intelligence agencies has announced around 42 mobile apps on both android and iOs which are reported as Chinese spyware. These Chinese apps have the potential to carry out cyber attack against India. Some of these Chinese apps are – Weibo, WeChat, ShareIT, True Caller, UC News, UC Browser, Beauty Plus, 360 Security, DU Cleaner, DU Battery Saver, We Sync, QQ Launcher, ES File Explorer, You Cam Makeup, SelfieCity, MI Community, Vault Hide – NQ Mobile Security, Baidu Translate etc.