Govt app will track water tanker movements
The Bhoomi Monitoring Cell (BMC) has come up with a solution to ensure people receive drinking water the government has arranged for them, by making it mandatory for tanker drivers to install an app and upload photos and videos of the water supply trips
Snooping boosts government's WhatsApp traceability case
It means anyone can now hack into a device, take control of it and use it to spread malicious rumours that are detrimental to national security or those that lead to incidents of lynching, the official said.
WhatsApp identifies new holes, warns of malicious MP4 file
India is WhatsApp's biggest market with 400 million users. The development comes just weeks after WhatsApp sued Israeli company, NSO group, over the alleged misuse of their spyware Pegasus, that was installed in the phones of 1400 users, including at least 120 Indians. Many of those who were spied on were journalists, rights activists and lawyers.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
Uber India plans free doctor access, micro loans for drivers
'Uber Plus' is an effort in that direction and will enable our driver partners to access greater benefits during their everyday journeys," said Prabhjeet Singh, Head of Cities, Uber India and South Asia.
WhatsApp rivals Signal, Telegram can be hacked too
Experts say these apps add more privacy features than security features. Telegram, too, provides a similar feature through Secret Chats, which allows users to encrypt messages. Secret chats can only take place between two people, not in a group.
WhatsApp users can now decide who can add them to groups
To enable the new update, WhatsApp users have to go to settings in their app, then tap account, followed by privacy and groups and then select one of three options: ‘everyone’, ‘my contacts’ or ‘my contacts except’. ‘My contacts’ means only the contacts that a user has in his address book can add him to groups.
Zomato to raise up to $600 million by next month: Deepinder Goyal
The company is making all efforts to achieve its mission, 'Better Food for Everyone', Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal said. We started 11 years ago and now present in 550 cities in India and we serve around 48 million people every month.
Government wants to conduct audit of WhatApp Security System after NSO espionage
The govt wants to audit WhatsApp's security systems over the spying row, the IT minister has said.
Furore erupts over WhatsApp spying exposé
On Thursday, IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took to Twitter to reiterate the Centre’s concern at the breach of privacy of Indians, and said his ministry had sought an explanation from the app. WhatsApp has to reply by November 4. Home ministry officials aid attempts to 'malign the govt' for reported breach were misleading.
Online banking restored: HDFC Bank
Responding to customers, the bank said that the “technical glitch” has been rectified. “Our net banking and mobile banking platforms have now stabilised,” the lender said.
Twitter representatives appear before parliamentary panel examining cyber security of women
The Twitter India representatives are expected to make a presentation on the issue before the parliamentary panel on women empowerment.
Sound of melody: Over 1 trillion songs were played in 2019; music streaming services made CDs, vinyl records obsolete
One trillion songs played in 2019 equate to around 3,500 songs per person.
Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On May 20, WhatsApp reported an incident to country's cyber security watchdog Cert-In, stating that it had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices. WhatsApp also told CERT-In that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited to carry out attacks.
Celebrating the unsung heroes: MyGate CEO says security guards are underappreciated, honours them on special day
MyGate honours the 8 million-strong private security workforce.
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