Author: Saurabh Sharma

The Crypto Con 2018 – Press Release: Asia’s Biggest Gathering of Crypto and Blockchain Experts

“1st Cryptocurrency conference brought top cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts from the region and globally in Mumbai.” The Crypto Con 2018 focused on the top developments, challenges and solutions by the leading thought leaders in the blockchain and cryptocurrency domain who converged in Mumbai over thought-provoking keynote presentations and interactive sessions and we were the part of this conference. 23rd March 2018, Mumbai: The cryptocurrency, without any doubt, is going to change the world as we see it. Increasingly, the countries all over the world have started acknowledging the cryptocurrencies as the elephant in the room and one of the...

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App Security War: NaMo vs INC everywhere, IRCTC still Insecure

Kanishk Sajnani, a white hat hacker from Ahmedabad, Gujarat had found some critical vulnerabilities in the IRCTC’s Digital Infrastructure, back in June 2017. His latest blog on Medium serves as an exposure to the sheer lack of attention that is paid to the security of such platforms (used extensively by multitudes in our populace). Two critical flaws in IRCTC emerged through his blog: He could’ve ordered anything for a price that was absurdly lower than the one officially listed (by any of the vendors on E-catering website). He discovered that IRCTC’s E-catering (subdomain & mobile app), Tourism & Corporate...

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Blockchain Technology: The Digital Ledger For India

Digital ledger For centuries, we have been exchanging goods and services using the conventional ways such as paying through cash and recording it in a digital ledger system(register). This is still being used as people have adapted to it and find it more convenient for usage. But with the emergence of innovative technologies in the past few years, this system has seen flaws and vulnerabilities which has been made more efficient. The innovation which has disrupted this system is called Blockchain. Blockchain makes the payment between two people more efficient by recording it in a cloud database, providing security...

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Personalized Medicine: The future of technologies

Everyone loves things exclusively made for them. But certain things couldn’t be exclusive because they are produced in large quantities. But thanks to technological advancements there has been a significant increase in the number of Personalized Medicine that you can get exclusively for yourself. Personalized Medicine is a field where getting things exclusively for someone or making it personalized has always remained a challenge. Let’s have a simple example. We all at some point in time had a fever. Whatever the reason might have been the fever took you down. Now when you go to the doctor for a...

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Genetic Fingerprinting: An Overview

Genetic Fingerprinting The world has seen a revolution in crime detection since the introduction of fingerprint recognition technology in the 19th century. But today we are not going to talk about the process of physical fingerprinting, we are going to talk about another feature that is unique to every individual. The DNA. Well DNA fingerprinting can be used to identify an individual beyond all reasonable doubts. Let’s see how. The whole process of Genetic Fingerprinting analysis to identify a specific individual involves a lot of chemical processes. The first step is a collection of a buccal swab (a non-invasive...

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