US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company's software
Duke directed all U.S. federal agencies and departments to stop using products or services supplied directly or indirectly by the Russian-owned and operated company.
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 of...
Highly encrypted Cloud system of the Indian Army launched
The digi-locker of the army is similar to e-Locker of Digital India programme and has all the features like digital signatures and watermarking.
Push for encryption law falters despite Apple case spotlight
US lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a "back door" to encrypted communications.
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.
Aadhaar encryption protects privacy, will take eons to crack
At the central data centre, the encryption processes are repeated while storing the details, making attempts to access and use the data very difficult.
48,000 ransomware attack attempts seen in India: Quick Heal Tech
Quick Heal Technologies has "detected over 48,000 MS-17- 010 Shadow Broker exploit hits responsible for 'WannaCry ransomware' outbreak in India", it said in a statement.
Here's how WhatsApp plans to curb the spread of fake news on its platform
With over 200 million users, India is the largest market for WhatsApp that has about 1.3 billion users globally.
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.
Backlash forces hasty retreat on draft encryption policy
Congress, for its part, charged the Narendra Modi government with “subjugation of individual freedom” since it came to power 16 months ago.
Draft encryption policy slammed by opposition parties
AAP said it was a tool for "snooping" and reflected the government's "totalitarian inclination."
Experts, policy makers urge world governments not to undermine encryption
About 170 companies, organisations and individulas from over 35 countries have asked governments across the world to support strong encryption, and reject any policy, law or mandate that undermines privacy and digital security.
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WhatsApp, Messenger may still put user information at risk
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Do you know that despite the end-to-end encryption provided by popular messasing platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber, your sensitive information is vulnerable to hacking?