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Open-source culture is growing in Nepal

Open-source culture is growing in Nepal In the digital age, all organizations are being digitized. Whether it is a government body or a private institution. Be it a tech company or a non-tech company. All of these companies are using some kind of software and technical tools for performance and service delivery. Millions of dollars are invested every year in software purchases and subscriptions. Some software is also available for free. Some people have to pay and subscribe. What is the security guarantee of the free or paid software you are using? When Windows was the only paid operating system in the 1990's, software engineer Linux Torvalds and a university student created the Linux operating system. The culture of open source software developed after the software was distributed worldwide for free. Now open source is developing at such a fast pace. It is also expanding its influence. Numeric Minds, which works in the field of data analysis and services, uses most of the open sou

Facebook unveils new software that can translate into 100 languages

Facebook unveils new software that can translate into 100 languages Facebook has unveiled a new software based on machine learning. Which can translate 100 languages ​​into English. Facebook claims it is the world's first software that can translate 100 languages ​​into English. Facebook's software is open-source artificial intelligence software. Content in more than 160 languages ​​on social media is designed to be translated into the user's language. More than two billion Facebook users will be able to take advantage of this software. Angela Fenn, the software's research assistant, said Facebook's research team had been working on the software for years. He claims that this new software is better than any other tool. "We want to translate from Chinese to French," Angela Fann said on her blog. But on most platforms, we have to translate from Chinese to English and from English to French. Because English training data is easily obtained. While our model ca

Chinese hackers spreading malware in the US from fake McAfee software

Chinese hackers spreading malware in the US from fake McAfee software Google says hackers linked to the Chinese government are spreading fake McAfee antivirus software and spreading malware to users' devices. In a blog post, Google said a group of hackers had been involved in a phishing attack earlier this year that had thwarted former US Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign. A similar group of hackers from Iran tried to target President Trump's campaign but failed. Google has named this group APT 31 (Advanced Persistence Threat 31). Under this, users are given an email link, which when clicked downloads malware hosted on GitHub. Hackers are then allowed to upload and download files and execute their commands. The group used services such as GitHub and Dropbox to carry out attacks, making it more difficult to track them. Google has also warned that such APTs pose a further threat to the US election.

Security vulnerabilities in popular antivirus software!

Security vulnerabilities in popular antivirus software!  Cybersecurity researchers have revealed that popular antivirus software has security vulnerabilities. According to a report released by CyberArc Lab, such vulnerabilities have been used by cyber-attackers to increase their presence in computer systems and to infiltrate compromised systems with malware. According to the report, such vulnerabilities in antivirus products have made the system more vulnerable to file manipulation attacks. This allows the malware to easily penetrate the compromised system. This type of bug has affected many antivirus solutions. Among them are Kaspersky, McAfee, Symantec, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Trend Micro, Avira, and Microsoft Defender. Currently, all of these software bugs have been addressed by their respective manufacturers, but users are beginning to mistrust the security method. This type of bug allows the attacker to delete files from anywhere in the system. It also allows bad characters to delet

Increasing use of employee monitoring software at work from home

Increasing use of employee monitoring software at work from home Cebu Phillips is the founder of Transcend. Transcend is a London-based company that buys beauty products at wholesale and resells online. Since last year, he has been tracking his employees using Hubstaff software. With this software, they can check the working hours of employees, keystrokes, mouse movements, and visited websites. Seven Philips employees live and work in India. He says that with the help of this software, 'accountability' is ensured. He says that it has also managed the time difference. "I know you can take an extra 10 minutes. It's a good idea to have an automated way to monitor what my employees are doing, 'says Sibu.' I can tell by looking at the screenshots who is spending how much time on what work. I can tell if they are completing the process or not. ' "If they're doing better than I expected, I'll study the photos and share them with other members of my te

Easy to bring money for software export to Nepal

Easy to bring money for software export to Nepal Nepal Rastra Bank has made it easier for companies and institutions in Nepal to bring home foreign currency due to their efficiency and expertise. The central bank has made arrangements for the remittance of foreign currency to Nepal from abroad by making it easy to repatriate online and e-commerce transactions. With this arrangement, it will be easier for those who bring money from abroad to stay in Nepal and make software. Earlier, when there was no such arrangement, companies working on software in Nepal used to bring money by showing various purposes and resources. Since most of the companies in Nepal have foreign partner organizations, they used to bring only the required amount here knowing that the work done here would be paid by the company abroad. Despite the recent increase in activities in the field of information technology in Nepal, businessmen have been saying that they have been hit hard by treating goods like exports to b