Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma (33), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court for using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. According to U.S. Attorney Carpenito: “For years, Sharma and others […]

Paras Jha Pleads Guilty to Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Paras Jha Pleads Guilty to Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Indian student and Fanwood, NJ resident Paras Jha (21) pleaded guilty December 13, 2017 to three computer crimes involving cyber attacks on Rutgers University, creation of malicious software and Botnets. Paras Jha Rutgers Univeristy Hack According to the court documents: Between November 2014 and September 2016, Jha executed a series of attacks on the networks […]

20 Basic Linux Commands

20 Basic Linux Commands

There are a gazillion commands that you can deploy on the command line for various purposes. You can create a file, sort a file, connect to a remote server via ssh and do a million other things on the command line. In this post, I will provide a list of basic Linux commands that I […]

Indians, Beware of Donald Trump

Indians, Beware of Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is no fan of minorities. The whole world knows that. But Trump is also not a fan of America’s open door policy vis-a-vis immigration that has deposited millions of foreigners on U.S. soil in the last few decades. Indians should be extremely concerned about Trump’s views on immigration since he […]

Starting on Linux Administration

Don’t delude yourself! Linux administration is not easy as pie. But neither is it hard if you apply yourself. A huge plus of learning Linux administration is the availability of good books and tools for free. If you’re a beginner to Linux, I suggest you get a cheap used PC on eBay or Craigslist for […]

Linux Mint – Best Distro for Newbies

If ever there was a time for home computer users to seriously consider moving to Linux, it is now. There are problems galore in the Windows universe (particularly as a magnet for malware and lack of updates). Windows XP no longer gets updates. Windows Vista is as slow as a Sunil Gavaskar century in the […]