Current Affairs - 2 March 2014
- Japan-based Mt Gox - the world’s largest bitcoin exchange - has collapsed. The exchange has filed for bankruptcy, losing 7.5 lakh bitcoins of customers and one lakh of its own. The bitcoins are worth over Rs. 3,000 crore.
- Suspected militant Islamists group Boko Haram attacked a town in north-east of Borno State of Nigeria.
- New CFO of Tata Power is Padmanabhan. Currently he is acting as Executive Director Operations.
- AIIMS had started issuing Unique Health Identification numbers in an effort to electrically tracking medical care facilities and to have systematised database.
- Russian cyber security solutions firm ’Kaspersky Lab’ issued a report that puts India 2nd in list of countries facing cyber attack on mobiles with a major chunk of these intrusions designed for phishing and stealing banking details. Russia topped the list of attacks on mobile phones, accounting for 40.34% of all attacked unique users. India, with 7.9% of attacks, stood at the second spot, followed by Vietnam (3.96%), Ukraine (3.84%) and the UK (3.42%).
- China based Hurun