Beware! Criminal Networks Likely to Sell Fake Coronavirus Vaccines on Internet, Interpol Issues Global Alert



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Coronavirus Vaccine Latest Update: At a time when a number of companies are busy developing coronavirus vaccine for the deadly virus, the Interpol on Thursday warned law enforcement agencies across the globe that organised criminal networks could try to advertise and sell fake COVID-19 vaccines physically and on the internet.

Issuing an orange alert to all 194 member countries, the Lyon-based international police cooperation body warned agencies to prepare for potential criminal activity in relation to “the falsification, theft and illegal advertising of COVID-19 and flu vaccines”.

“It also includes examples of crimes where individuals have been advertising, selling and administering fake vaccines,” a statement from the Interpol said.

Notably, the Interpol issues an Orange notice to warn of an event, a person, an object or a process representing a serious and imminent threat to public safety. However, the CBI, which is the

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Your phone can send you an alert if you were near someone who has coronavirus

By Faith Karimi | CNN

As new coronavirus cases explode nationwide, health officials are turning to cell phones to help slow the spread of infections.

Thanks to technology available on Apple and Google phones, you can now get pop-up notifications in some states if you were close to someone who later tested positive for Covid-19. The alerts come via state health department apps that use Bluetooth technology to detect when you (or more precisely, your phone) has been in close contact with an infected person’s phone.

While these apps can’t keep you safe — they only let you know after you’ve been exposed — they could prevent others from getting infected if you take precautions, such as self-quarantining, after receiving an alert.

Millions of people are signing up, although these apps aren’t yet available in many states. Health officials believe the alerts could be especially helpful in cases where an

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[Funding Alert] Waste Recycling Company Thermowaste Solutions Plans To Invest $1 Mn For Expansion

Under their Swachh Bharat initiative, the platform aims to work closely with different stakeholders to ensure that plastic waste is handled and recycled properly

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Thermowaste Solutions announced to invest $1 million over the next two years to expand in more cities such as Jamshedpur, Hyderabad, Lucknow, and Ahmedabad to grow its recycling capacity.

The company at the forefront of sustainable waste management has expanded to seven major cities in the last six months such as Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Jaipur, Muradabad, and Gurgaon.

“Recycling is more than just a response to the environmental crisis and has assumed a symbolic role in beginning to change

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[Funding Alert] Radio Technology Startup Inntot Technologies Raises Bridge Round From Unicorn India Ventures

Funds raised will be used for procuring vastly refined and precision digital radio test equipment

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Kerala-based technology-driven startup Inntot Technologies has announced to have raised an undisclosed bridge round from Unicorn India Ventures. The venture company first seeded the company in 2018.

The platform focuses on providing high quality and cost-effective IP solutions for next-generation digital media broadcast receivers, namely, Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) bands receivers, digital audio broadcasting (DAB)/DAB+ receivers, call detail record (CDR) receivers and integrated services digital broadcasting (ISDB-T) receivers and HD-radio (HDR) receiver in collaboration with Xperi.

The company plans to use

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[Funding Alert] Insuretech Platform Turtlemint Raises $30 million


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Mumbai-based insuretech platform Turtlemint on Wednesday announced to have secured $30 million in a funding round led by GGV Capital. New investors American Family Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, and SIG, along with existing investors Sequoia Capital India, Blume Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Dream Incubator, and Trifecta Capital also participated in the round.

“For over five years, Turtlemint through its PoSP (point of sales person) model has been empowering insurance advisors in over 5,000 metros, cities, and towns across India. Aside from the ease of doing business, sales growth is crucial for an advisor. The Turtlemint platform enables this through tools like a mobile CRM (customer relation management) to manage customers, a repository of video content that they can use for customer education, and social media marketing features

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Alert Logic Integrates with AWS Network Firewall to Provide Comprehensive Web Application Threat Detection Solution

Cutting-Edge Threat Intelligence Paired with Alert Logic Cybersecurity Experts Helps Organizations Detect Vulnerabilities and Malicious Activity in Custom Web Applications Faster

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alert Logic today announced its integration with AWS Network Firewall, a new managed service that makes it easy to deploy essential network protections for Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Support for AWS Network Firewall provides customers another point of threat visibility into their IT environments to stop high profile and frequent web application attacks. Through this integration, Alert Logic provides web application threat detection coverage to AWS users through a curated set of Alert Logic signatures covering thousands of web application exploits.

AWS Network Firewall is a managed service that lets AWS customers detect and block malicious activity across all their Amazon VPCs without having to manage or deploy physical infrastructure. It can be deployed easily,

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