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Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala, India

On May 5th, 2015, in a village area of Kerala, India, a person named Mohammad Sabith(23) died of fever. He was admitted in the hospital. The Health department of the State of Kerala did not expect what was coming to hit them. Two weeks later, his brother was also seen showing the same symptoms. He too was admitted in the hospital. One of the elder lady in the family also got sick. This time the Health department became alarmed and they took the blood samples of the patients. They did not collect the blood sample of the first patient since they had no clue about the cause behind his death. They send the samples to Department of Virus Reasearch, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The Health Department did not stop there. They took extreme care in isolating the patients and stopping any chance of spreading this virus.

On May 20th, 2018, the result from Manipal came which showed that the outbreak was nothing but Nipah virus. By this time the death toll has increased. One of the nurse w…

Two Factor Authentication for Google Accounts and Facebook | How to Protect Facebook and Google Account from Hackers

Is our Internet Accounts Safe? Usually we require only one username and password for signing into gmail, facebook or other social network sites. We think that this one password setup is most secure. We hear news regularly that Facebook and Orkut accounts are being hacked in many areas of world. The chances of our secret password getting hacked are not narrow. There are high possibilities for this to happen in common internet servers such as Internet CafĂ©, Public Wifi networks, airports and other areas. We may be forced to use public computers in certain circumstances as well. So only thing we can do is to protect our account from getting hacked. The best way to protect your account is ‘Two Factor Authentication’.
What is Two Factor Authentication? ‘Two Factor Authentication’ uses  another passcode along with our main password. Such extra passcodes can be used only once. So the hackers can’t use the same passcode again. This extra passcode will be sent to our mobile phones by Google and F…

How to Protect Gmail from Hackers | Steps to Make Gmail Safe

Kaspersky  Labs has been saying may times that India is becoming the capital of spams. It is not a false statement. The hackers are now interested in social networking sites and personal e-mail accounts. There fore the safety of such internet applications are also on the verge of danger. The latest method a common man could use to prevent his account from getting hacked is ‘Two Step Authentication’ or ‘2 step Verification’.

The safety of our single username and one password for it is not great. It can be hacked very easily. Two factor Authentication uses two password for signing into internet accounts such as gmail or hotmail. One passcode can be used only once. It will be used along with our main password. This extra password will be sent to our mobile phone by Google. This passcode will get expired as soon as you login to your account in a new device. You have to activate this security feature before using it. You can follow the link given below to activate the Two Step Authenticatio…