Kolkata, July 11 IBNS | 2 years ago

Ankit Fadia, a computer security expert, author and a tech junkie on Thursday joined an interactive session based on his latest book 'Faster

Fadia completed his studies from Stanford University with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

He also hosted a show called 'What The Hack' on MTV.

He also has numerous awards for his contribution to the field of computer technology.

This book is his 15th book. His other works include, 'The Ethical Hacking Guide To Corporate Security', 'An Ethical Guide To Hacking Mobile Phones', 'Network Security: A Hacker's Perspective', 'Windows Hacking' and 'How To Unblock Everything On The Internet'.

'Faster: 100 Ways To Improve Your Digital Life', basically serves as a guide for users of mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets, who are not using these devices to the maximum.

The digital elements involved like emailing, social networking, and video surfing has been explored in the book.

The author had with the help of examples and screenshots, brought attention to many topics such as sending automated emails and scheduling emails to be sent later, pretending that a call is coming to mobile when it is not, nabbing a cheating partner red handed, tracking the parked car by remembering it always, managing the blocking and unblocking of television channels for child safety, hiding files in pictures folder and also automating mobile phone tasks.

When asked about the negative side of hacking, the young author said, "Writing books was my hobby since childhood. When I wrote my first book, I was 14 years old. Till now, I am not facing any problem. Hope not to face any in future."

He also told that the applications he mentioned in the book, not only does negative work, but also helps a person to maintain security for the gadgets he uses.

The interactive session was followed by a book signing session by the author.

(Posted on 12-07-2013)