Over 260 cops keep an eagle eye on social media
Twitter saw the most number of violations at 5,294 over the last two days. While these accounted for about 64% of all social media violations, there were 2,210 such posts red-flagged on Facebook and 167 on YouTube.
WhatsApp breach turns into a competitive advantage for secure messaging & calling apps Telegram and Signal
Data from the San Francisco-headqu...
View: Make CERT-In liable to notify victims of cyberattacks
WhatsApp breach shows Indian victims are stuck with no way to know if they have f...
New feature will let users stay logged in to WhatsApp on multiple devices at the same time
Chats on WhatsApp will remain end-to-end encrypted.
After Pegasus spying row, India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach
India is awaiting WhatsApp’s response to decide on the next action, which could include imposition of penalty.
WhatsApp row: Company that backed Israeli cyber technology company NSO Group has an 'India connection'
WhatsApp lawsuit reveals how private equity firms play key roles in the growth of surveillance tech companies. NSO cofounders did a classic management buyout of the company from San Francisco-based PE firm Francisco Partners. Francisco Partners was co-founded in 1999 by former TPG Capital principal Dipanjan ‘DJ’ Deb along with David Stanton, another senior TPG executive.
WhatsApp fallout: Govt flags risks to payments through social media companies
Centre reaching out to RBI, NPCI to discuss safety features, delaying WhatsApp payment feature launch.
‘Delete Facebook’, thunders WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton; reiterates his stand on deleting the app
It seems like Acton is still standing by his last year’s war cry, ‘#DeleteFacebook’.
WhatsApp alerted Priyanka Gandhi about possible hacking of phone, says Randeep Surjewala
The Congress on Sunday claimed that senior party leader Priyanka Gandhi had received a message from WhatsApp informing her that her phone wa...
Congress claims WhatsApp alerted Priyanka Gandhi about possible hacking of phone
"I want to tell that Priyanka Gandhi also received a similar message from WhatsApp around the same time," Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.
WhatsApp says alerted govt of spyware attack in September too; IT Min says past info was inadequate
WhatsApp had said it is suing NSO Group, an Israeli surveillance firm, that is reportedly behind the technology that helped unnamed entities' hack into phones of roughly 1,400 users spanning four continents and included diplomats, political dissidents, journalists and senior government officials.
View: WhatsApp spyware scandal is a chance to fix our snooping laws
The latest controversy relates to the secret installation of spyware on the smartphones of Indian users.
WhatsApp responds to government; says it informed in September Indian users were impacted of malware
WhatsApp's response to the government on Friday comes amid allegations that it had withheld information about Indian citizens being among those affected by the widespread hacking. The Facebook-owned messaging platform sais it had informed the country’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) about the malware in the messaging application in May.
Whatsapp sues Israeli tech firm for spying on Indian journalists, activists
WhatsApp on Tuesday sued Israeli technology firm NSO Group, accusing it of using the Facebook-owned messaging service to conduct cyberespion...
View: WhatsApp spyware episode should be a wake-up call for India
India holds for around a fourth of WhatsApp’s global 1.5 bn accounts. The security hole has made many fearful.
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