What are Virtual credit Cards? List of Banks that Provide VCC in India

If you shop a lot online then you may already be aware about various risks involved while using credit cards on Internet. To be on the safer side you should always use Virtual Credit Cards that guarantees that you cannot be billed more or again by the website. Virtual Credit cards commonly known as VCC are Temporary credit cards with no materialistic existence and can be used only once.They also expire after specific period if not used (usually after 24 hours).
How Virtual Credit Cards Protect From Online Frauds?
You create a virtual credit card on your bank website.During creation of VCC you specify the amount for the credit card and it can be used only once, so if a website stores your credit card information even then it can be used again.
What Information You Get When you Create a VCC
After creating a Virtual credit card you will get a credit card number, its expiration date and CVV code.Most times you will also get the expiration period for the credit card (like 24 or 48 hours).This Much information is sufficient for making any purchase online.
Which Banks Provide VCC in India?
HDFC Bank :  HDFC bank allows you to create a limited number of Virtual Credit cards each day.They call it Netsafe cards and it can be used to verify paypal accounts and online shopping.If you have a savings account in HDFC bank then register yourself for Hdfc netsafe cards.After Registration you can immediately start creating VCC cards.

ICICI Bank : It is another Private Indian Bank that provide the facility to create VCC.To create a virtual credit you have to login into you netbanking account.It will create an addon Visa card which can be used online.
Kotak Mahindra Bank : They also provide the ability to create VCC.It is named as netc@rd. Login into your net banking account and click on netc@rd option and click on Generate card button.
Axis Bank : they have named it as Eshop.The facilities provided by their card is very much similar to mentioned above.
SBI Bank : It is the latest entrant for VCC cards.They have started this service recently and I haven’t tested it yet. Do leave your feedback if have tested its service.
So there are a lot of banks in India that provide this very useful service.If you are having accounts in any of the above mentioned banks then I will recommend that you should always use Virtual credit cards.However while subscribing to a service which has monthly charges you should use your real credit card otherwise the monthly fee cannot be automatically deducted from VCC due to which your subscription may end for the service
 

How to send a photo in facebook chat box

I have another tweak to send pics in facebook chat box

Follow these simple steps :-

1. Open Smile code generator.

2. Now upload your pic and fill the captcha.

3. They will ask you to like their fan page, just click on like button and proceed to next step.

4.Then, click on show code.

5. Copy the code and paste on the facebook chat box.

6. Now press enter and you’re done.

How to access block websites in schools or colleges etc

All people must familiar with the block websites in schools or colleges like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Bebo, Orkut etc. are blocked by the admin and you are not able to access these sites.

Below are some tricks to unblock these sites without admin privileges :-

1)Using IP Instead of URL

This depends on the software/application used. Sometimes blocked sites are stored as a list of URLs (eg. www.yahoo.com, www.gmail.com,etc) and typing the IP instead of the URL might sometimes work. In a local computer, doing a ping domain.com (ping www.facebook.com) command in Command Prompt (Mac users use Terminal) will return you the IP address. You can also find ip of wbsite online visit this site www.whatsmyip.org

2)Redirection with Short URL service

Sometimes the URL you intend to browse might be ban, but converting them to another a shorter URL with short URL services might just help you to bypass the settings.
Here’s 2 Short URL service we’ve previously mentioned – MooURL, SnipURL.

3)Google Cache

 

Search engines like Google and Yahoo cache webpages and these cached pages are stored in search engines themselves, which likely will be added to the blocked list. Click on the ‘cache’ will bring you to a cache version of the page, as updated as how Google caches it.

4)Internet Archive – Wayback Machine

Wayback Machine is a internet service that periodically keeps a copy of almost all websites in the Internet way from the date they’re started. Clicking on the latest copy of what Wayback Machine have should be somewhat similar to the real site. Another way to access blocked sites via caches.

5)Anonymous Surfing

6)Use Proxy in Browsers (Vpn also used that)

There are many of sites out there that distributes free proxies of almost any country. Here’s an example. Check out the following methods on how/where to insert proxies in your web browsers.how to implement blow apply this setting.
Proxy Surfing – Firefox
Under Advanced tab, select Network tab, then click inside Connection Settings.Select Manual proxy configuration, put proxy under HTTP proxy.
Proxy Surfing – Internet Explorer
Go to Tools -> Internet Options. Select Connections tab. Click into LAN Settings, check Proxy Server. Insert your proxy URL inside Address.

7)Bypass with Translations services

 

Online translation services like AltaVista BabelFish, Google Translate allows you to translate a website from one language to another and display the translated results on their own page.The trick here is to enter the URL (website you’re blocked), retranslate it even if you don’t need to and let Google or AltaVista fetch you the content.

8)Subscribe to RSS Feed

This might not work for all sites, but if the site you intended to visit provides RSS feeds, you can subscribe and read it with a RSS reader, or have it regularly send the contents to your email.

9)Retrieve web pages via Email

Web2Mail is a free service that sends websites you want to read right into your inbox. All you need to do is send an email to www@web2mail.com with the URL as subject title.