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Students Excel in New-Age Crime Technology

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Hacking has become an attractive subject for many students. The first day of the Security and Identity Management (SIM) conference in Ahmedabad saw paper presentations from students of various national universities in fields of fraud mechanics, secured multi-party computation, Bluetooth hacking and laws pertaining to cyber crime in India.

Wallace Jacob from Tolani Maritime Institute in Pune presented a paper on Digital Fraud and its variants. "We are now looking eye-to-eye with concepts like key-logging, phishing, click-jacking and email scams that were a part of science fiction a while ago. Now, a computer equipped with Internet and communication technology, one can commit crime from any corner of the world. As we become greedy for free stuff on the Internet, we are inviting a lot of trouble in the form of malware and trojans," he said.

From The Times of India
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