Cooperative societies come under e-governance

District Collector S.Suresh Kumar inaugurated the e-governance system in 17 cooperative societies in the district on Friday. The Collector said that all the 168 Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies and 6 Primary Agricultural Cooperative Banks have established Public Service Centres to facilitate issuance of chitta, payment of electricity bills, advance booking for bus and train…

BMW fixes security flaw in its in-car software

German luxury carmaker BMW has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of up to 2.2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles, it said on Friday. BMW said officials at German motorist association ADAC had identified the problem, which affected cars equipped with the company’s Connected Drive software using…

Finnish company set to help state build cyber army

The Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Finnish company to be able to train and raise a “cyber army” to combat “cyber terrorism”. The technology will eventually also be used to secure critical infrastructure, industrial control systems and other smart-city initiatives in the country. The GFSU signed…