WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits Facebook over 'data privacy' concerns
Jan Koum announced his exit from WhatsApp immediately after The Washington Post on Monday reported his plans to depart "after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service's strategy and Facebook's attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption".
Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites
Russia has ordered the popular Telegram messaging app to shut down because it won't share ...
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 m...
WhatsApp quietly brings encryption to its iCloud backup
The iCloud backup encryption has been a feature for some time but it has come out in the open only now. Messages and chats in iCloud backups are uploaded on Apple servers.
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49% Indian companies not likely to secure sensitive data in cloud: Survey
Almost half of Indian organisations say they are not likely to secure sensitive data in the cloud, according to the survey by global digital security firm Gemalto.
WhatsApp breach turns into a competitive advantage for secure messaging & calling apps Telegram and Signal
Data from the San Francisco-headquartered app analytics firm App Annie, shared with ET, shows Signal peaked at the 39th position in the social networking app downloads category in India on the iOS app store on November 3, up from its 105th position just a week ago.
Malware attack on users: CERT-In alerted three days before WhatsApp pinged
In Sept 2019, WhatsApp told CERT-In of attempts to target 121 Indians & around 20 may have been impacted.
Secure, un-hackable computer network closer to reality
Security is ensured by the unique property that quantum correlations can only be shared between the devices that created them, ensuring no hacker can learn the key.
CBSE's new leak-proof system delays exams at few centres
The board officials, however, assured that the students would be given extra time to ensure the delay doesn't cause them any loss.
IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Aadhaar data safe in encrypted form
Asked about instances of Aadhaar data being leaked, the minister said anybody found guilty of leaking the data can be jailed for 3 years and fined Rs 10 lakh.
Take charge of privacy: Make accounts on Facebook, WhatsApp & Google safe
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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.
You can easily subscribe, launch ransomware attack
According to security solutions firm Symantec, India was one of the top countries to be affected by ransomware till the first half of 2017, accounting for 4% of all attacks.
WhatsApp's encryption helps terrorists communicate safely: UK
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd demanded on Sunday that the government agencies need to be able to peer inside the messaging app, tech news outlet ReCode reported on Sunday.
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