Mobile app launch postponed
Kathmandu, June 4
After dealing with some main technical glitches, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has postponed the date to launch its cell software to Sunday.
Earlier, it was scheduled to launch the applying final Tuesday.
Anil Shrestha, technical director at NEA, stated they confronted some cyber threats from hackers who claimed they may hack into the app and different knowledge, so it would take some further time to formally launch the app.
“Earlier, we confronted a number of assaults on our system, so although the app needs to be user-friendly we additionally have to ensure that it can’t be hacked simply,” he added.
On April 15, some hackers had threatened to hack into NEA’s electrical energy payments fee system, load dispatch centre and income system. “So, we’re going to implement some newer variations of cyber precautionary measures in order that hackers can’t entry our servers,” Shrestha stated.
He additional stated the authority has developed a cell software whereby any buyer can learn the electrical energy meter put in at their home and pay their invoice on-line.
This new initiative has been developed by the ability utility as NEA meter readers haven’t been in a position to go to clients’ homes because of the worry of the coronavirus an infection spreading and the nationwide lockdown in place.
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A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 5, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.
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