Social media buys on the rise: Study
A survey by digital payments company PayPal and market research firm Ipsos has found that adoption of social commerce in India is at a higher scale than the rest of the world. Digitisation has led to innovative use of online transactions which is why 62% of businesses in India accept online payments compared to 55% global average.
Terror recruitment dips in J&K; 14 post August 5
The number of recruitment of locals into terrorist ranks so far this year is 110, officials ...
Snooping row: WhatsApp claims it had warned Indian Govt of a possible security breach earlier
Amid the ongoing controversy over snooping row,...
Spotify follows in the footsteps of Twitter, says will ban political ads in 2020
Spotify said it made the decision because it lacked the ability to identify and filter false information.
Need special law to regulate State’s tech surveillance: Justice Srikrishna
Pointing to the need for a separate legislation that governs the terms under which the government can resort to surveillance, Srikrishna said there should be clarity on “under what circumstances, who can do it, and what is the procedure” for such actions by the state.
WhatsApp to stop working on these iPhones from Feb 1, 2020
iPhone users will need iOS 9 or later to run WhatsApp.
KN Govindacharya files letter petition on WhatsApp NSO matter to SC
Govindacharya has also written to Ravi Shankar Prasad seeking NIA investigation against FB, WhatsApp, NSO Group Technologies, and Q Cyber Technologies for compromising with public data. Govindacharya has also said that from the pleadings of WhatsApp before the US district court, it is clear that WhatsApp is not secure and that its systems were compromised.
FB, Instagram on Google Play Store vulnerable: Check Point
Acccording to Check Point Research the latest versions of some of the most famous apps in the world on Google's Play Store, including Facebook and Instagram, to have vulnerabilities that were believed to have been patched earlier. The research shows that threat actors can still execute code on the latest versions of mobile applications on Play Store.
WhatsApp snooping row: All you need to know
Facebook-owned WhatsApp says it had informed India's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) in May about the malware in their messaging ...
Pegasus: A spyware that leaves no trace
The Israeli technology firm that developed Pegasus reveals the extent to which the spyware can collect data.
WhatsApp issues fresh statement, says malware was detected in May
KN Govindacharya filed his petition on Monday, just days after Facebook sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group, accusing it of helping cli...
WhatsApp confirms Indian journalists and activists targeted in hack
Facebook's messaging platform alleged that the Israeli NSO Group targeted some 1,400 users. While WhatsApp declined to reveal the identities and exact number of those targeted for surveillance in India, its spokesperson confirmed that the it was aware of those targeted and had contacted each one of them. The NSO Group said it disputes the allegations and will vigorously fight them.
ICERT has issued a new vulnerability note, WhatsApp users are at risk again
Indian Computer emergency response team has issued a new vulnerability note, WhatsApp users are at risk againICERT has issued a new vulnerab...
WhatsApp hack: Things you did not know about NSO and Pegasus
The confirmation by WhatsApp that the mobile phones of several Indian rights activists and journalists had been hacked into has sparked a fu...
Two parliamentary panels to take up WhatsApp snooping case
Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Thursday said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli spyware Pegasus.
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