The Nonintuitive Bits

500 Million first time internet users and dangerous digital fraud - Episode 14

March 11, 2020 Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy Season 1 Episode 14
The Nonintuitive Bits
500 Million first time internet users and dangerous digital fraud - Episode 14
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The Nonintuitive Bits
500 Million first time internet users and dangerous digital fraud - Episode 14
Mar 11, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy

More than 500 million first time internet users are being added across India, Africa, and many developing worlds, democratizing the economy and access to knowledge. However, the new-age digital world is all ripe with fraudsters waiting for these innocent first-time internet users.

In this episode, we talk about Microsoft entering into the world of anti-virus, bigger companies, banks, digital payment companies, Facebook all getting ready with product design to help people fight these fraudsters!

Funny but on a serious note, we also discuss some of the interesting frauds we came across!

References
1. https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/20/21145388/microsoft-antivirus-ios-android-apps-software-defender-security-malware
2. https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/technology/2020-fraud-predictions-for-the-indian-digital-payment-ecosystem-4717641.html
3. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/wealth/save/8-digital-payment-related-scams-and-how-you-can-avoid-them/articleshow/71863864.cms
4. https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/opinion-cybersecurity-a-critical-challenge-for-india-s-digital-payments-ecosys-11580402045918.html 

Show Notes

More than 500 million first time internet users are being added across India, Africa, and many developing worlds, democratizing the economy and access to knowledge. However, the new-age digital world is all ripe with fraudsters waiting for these innocent first-time internet users.

In this episode, we talk about Microsoft entering into the world of anti-virus, bigger companies, banks, digital payment companies, Facebook all getting ready with product design to help people fight these fraudsters!

Funny but on a serious note, we also discuss some of the interesting frauds we came across!

References
1. https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/20/21145388/microsoft-antivirus-ios-android-apps-software-defender-security-malware
2. https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/technology/2020-fraud-predictions-for-the-indian-digital-payment-ecosystem-4717641.html
3. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/wealth/save/8-digital-payment-related-scams-and-how-you-can-avoid-them/articleshow/71863864.cms
4. https://www.livemint.com/opinion/online-views/opinion-cybersecurity-a-critical-challenge-for-india-s-digital-payments-ecosys-11580402045918.html