Samad Khan is a young entrepreneur from Hyderabad. He is an engineer by profession, an ethical hacker with experience who has been working with a reputed local news channel as a Technologist for the last ten years. Samad’s current entrepreneurial venture, gekza, is a news platform that encompasses many subjects. They range from lifestyle, technology, food, travel, and fashion. Gekza uses automated technologies to present all the latest updates from all news websites on one platform, providing direct input from the editorial source. It has one-of-a-kind features, such as handpicked published authors and journalists can register and also provide their valuable news to be featured on the website.
Samad’s interest in technology started at an early age. He has been practicing ethical hacking since 2006 and also possesses professional certification in it. His first earnings came from Booters, a software he created at the age of 17, which made maximum chat characters, emoji’s tool to overtake control of someone’s Yahoo Messenger. The success of Booters increased his interest in the ethical hacking field and motivated him to educate himself more with practical knowledge.
After his stint at making ethical hacking tools for Yahoo Messenger, his interests shifted towards the infiltration testing field.
In 2018, he started ‘Hackera.in” an ethical hacking company in which infiltration projects were present.
He started teaching ethical hacking and cybersecurity to enthusiastic youngsters. He aimed to create awareness and benefit students, armor them with knowledge and teachings on ethical hacking and the importance of cybersecurity in the business field. The response to his tutoring was overwhelming/ He has taught over 300+ students to date.
Samad is now working on Gekza, the news portal he believes will bring change in the way news is reported and presented to the readers. He has created Gekza after his decade-long experience working with journalists to provide consolidated information which is verified and authentic to the audience.
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