19 January 2014 Current Affairs

West Bengal Selected For Krishi Karman Award

West Bengal has been selected for ‘Krishi Karman’ Award for 2012-13 as the best performing state in overall agricultural production in the country. ‘Krishi Karman Awards’ are the first ever awards being given to states for their effort and contribution towards raising the country’s foodgrain production.

Information Stealing Virus Detected In Online Banking Transactions

Dexter, a private information stealing virus, was detected by Computer Emergency Response Team – India (CERT-In) in online banking transaction space on 19 January. The virus is particularly more threatening for the users of credit card while making payments at the shopping counters. When the credit card is swiped at the point of sale (POS), the virus Dexter steals the confidential data like card holder’s name, account number, expiration date, CVV code and other discretionary information. This leak of the information could lead to financial loss and phishing attacks on the card.


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