Snooping row: WhatsApp regrets not meeting govt expectations
The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) had published a vulnerability note on May 17 advising countermeasures to users about a vulnerability in WhatsApp, according to Union Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In on May 20, the Minister said.
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A bench of Justices was hearing a plea filed by an NGO, CASC, which has claimed that WhatsApp has not fully complied with RBI's circular which prescribed data localisation norms.
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The company does not share details of the exact number of users on its platform, but sources said it may be in the range of 7 lakh.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
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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.
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.
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